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Candirap Cream

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Overview

Introduction

Candirap Cream belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungus and is used to treat skin infections including infections of the fingernails and toenails. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.


Candirap Cream is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the medicine. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Skin infections will usually get better after 2 to 4 weeks. Do not use the medicine for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment.  If you have athlete’s foot, wash your socks or tights thoroughly and change your shoes daily if possible.

Some of the common side effects include skin irritation, redness, or itching at the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Avoid direct contact with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention. You should stop taking it straight away if you have any signs of an allergic reaction or of congestive heart failure. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat or face, swallowing or breathing problems, feeling dizzy or faint, and nausea.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine that contains a steroid or had an allergic reaction to another antifungal medicine. This medicine should only be used if it is clearly needed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Ask your doctor if it is safe.

ఉపయోగాలు Candirap Cream (Uses of Candirap Cream in Telugu)

  • ఫంగల్ సంక్రామ్యతలు

యొక్క దుష్ప్రభావాలు (Side effects of Candirap Cream in Telugu)

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Candirap

  • వికారం
  • డయేరియా
  • పొట్ట నొప్పి
  • చర్మం ఎర్రబారడం
  • లివర్ ఎంజైమ్ పెరగడం

ఎలా ఉపయోగించాలి Candirap Cream (How to use Candirap Cream in Telugu)

దీన్ని పైపూతగానే వాడాలి. దీన్ని డాక్టర్ సూచించిన మోతాదులో , తగినంత కాలం వాడాలి. వాడేముందు తప్పక లేబుల్ చదవండి. దెబ్బతిన్న భాగాన్ని కడిగి, తుడిచి ఈ క్రీమ్ రాయాలి. తర్వాత సబ్బుతో చేతులు కడుక్కోవాలి. ఒకవేళ చేతులకు ఈ క్రీమ్ రాస్తే చేతులు కడుక్కోవాల్సిన పనిలేదు.

ఎలాCandirap Cream పనిచేస్తుంది (How Candirap Cream works in Telugu)

ఇట్రాకానాజోల్ ప్రధానంగా శిలీంధ్రాల పెరుగుదలను నివారించడం ద్వారా పనిచేస్తుంది. ఇది శిలీంద్ర కణ త్వచం (ఎర్గోస్టెరాల్) ముఖ్యమైన భాగం సంశ్లేషణ నిరోధిస్తుంది; దీని వలన కణస్ధాయి పారగమ్యత పెరిగి శిలీంద్ర కణాల నుండి కణ లీకేజ్ కి దరి తీసి చివరికి శిలీంద్ర పెరుగుదలని నిరోధిస్తుంది.

హెచ్చరికలు (Safety Advice in Telugu)

ఆల్కహాల్
No interaction found/established
గర్భధారణ
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Candirap Creamను గర్భధారణ సమయంలో ఉపయోగించడం సురక్షితం కాకపోవచ్చు
జంతు అధ్యయనాల్లో పిండంపై వ్యతిరేక ప్రభావాలు చూపించబడ్డాయి, అయితే ఇవి మానవ అధ్యయనాల్లో పరిమితంగా ఉన్నాయి. గర్భధారణ మహిళల్లో దీనిని ఉపయోగించడం వల్ల కలిగే ప్రయోజనాలు, దీనిని ఉపయోగించడం వల్ల కలిగే ప్రమాదాల కంటే ఆమోదయోగ్యమైనవి. దయచేసి మీ వైద్యుడిని సంప్రదించండి.
చనుబాలివ్వడం
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
బిడ్డకు పాలిచ్చే తల్లులు Candirap Cream వాడటం మంచిదికాకపోవచ్చు. ఈ మందు మానవ వినియోగం విషయంలో ఉన్న సమాచారం ప్రకారం ఇది బిడ్డకు చెప్పుకోదగ్గ స్థాయిలో హానిచేయొచ్చు.
డ్రైవింగ్
No interaction found/established
మూత్రపిండాలు
No interaction found/established
కాలేయం
No interaction found/established

మీరు Candirap యొక్క మోతాదును కోల్పోతే ఏమి చేయాలి?

If you miss a dose of Candirap Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Candirap Cream helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • Apply an amount sufficient to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
  • Avoid getting in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Azoles {Triazoles}
Habit Forming
No

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FAQs

Q. What is Candirap used for?

Candirap is used to treat fungal infections caused by Trichophyton spp., Microsporum spp., and Epidermophyton floccosum. The infections caused could be ringworm infection, infection of feet, or infection in groin and buttocks. This medicine also treats persistent infection of fingernails and toenails, persistent candida (yeast) infections of vagina or candida (yeast) infections of the mouth or throat in patients with lower resistance to disease. It is also used in the treatment of cryptococcal infection and infections caused by histoplasma, aspergillus and blastomyces.

Q. Candirap is effective against which fungi?

Candirap is effective against Trichophyton species which cause ringworm infection, athlete’s foot and jock itch (fungal infection of the skin in the groin or buttocks). It is also effective against yeast known as Candida which commonly causes vaginal thrush (infection caused by an overgrowth of yeast called Candida albicans).

Q. How to use Candirap?

Before using Candirap, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Candirap gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What should I do if I skip a dose of Candirap?

If you forget to take your dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for the forgotten dose.

Q. For how long do I need to take Candirap?

The dose and length of treatment will depend on the type and site of infection and your response to the treatment. For example, if you are taking Candirap for athlete’s foot (fungal infection of the skin on the feet and between the toes), the dose may need to be taken for 30 days. While, on the other hand, if you are taking it for candidal infection of vagina, the dose may take about 1 to 3 3 days depending on the dosage advised by the doctor.

Q. I am taking Candirap for nail infection but there does not seem to be any improvement. Can I stop taking it?

No, you should not stop taking Candirap without completing the entire course. This is because if you stop the medication then your fungal infection may not get completely cured. It usually takes about 6-9 months for the nail lesions to get cured and after that the new nail also takes several months to grow. Therefore, do not worry if you do not see any improvement during the treatment.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Candirap?

Be careful not to get Candirap into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Candirap if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Let your doctor know if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Candirap with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Also, it is advised to inform your doctor if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Candirap only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. For how long should I apply Candirap? Can I stop if the symptoms have completely disappeared?

The duration of treatment with Candirap depends on the type of infection. In general, the treatment for tinea infection is advised for 1 month and for candida infection for at least for 15 days. Do not stop the treatment on your own even if you feel better because the infection may come back as it takes some time to kill the fungus.

Q. Is Candirap safe to use in children?

Candirap is safe for children only if taken as directed by the doctor. It should be given to children in the correct dose only for the prescribed length of time. Minor side effects may occur but usually they are not bothersome. However, if you develop a burning sensation, redness and itching (which is severe in nature), stop the medicine and contact your doctor.

Q. Are there any measures that should be taken to help a faster recovery?

Keep the affected skin areas clean and dry but avoid excessive rubbing. You may have the urge to scratch because of itchiness but avoid scratching as it will damage the surface of skin and cause the infection to spread further. Do not share towels, bath mats, etc. with other people as you could spread the infection to them.

Q. Does Candirap affect contraception?

Candirap may reduce the effectiveness of rubber contraceptives, like diaphragms and condoms. If you are using the cream on the vulva or penis, it is advised to use alternative methods of contraception for at least 5 days after using Candirap.

Q. I have started using Candirap. By when can I expect to start seeing the improvements?

The symptoms of skin infection, such as itching or soreness, should improve within a few days of treatment. However, other signs such as redness and scaling may take longer to disappear. Do not stop applying this medicine before the duration advised by your doctor, even if you feel better.

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