Candid Powder 30gm

UGX7,200.00

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Candid Dusting Powder is a broad-spectrum antifungal medicine used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, and ringworm. It also relieves symptoms such as burning, itching, cracking of the skin and discomfort caused by these infections.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Candid 1% Dusting Powder

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Skin rash
  • Redness of skin
  • Vaginal infection

    When not to use it?

    Allergy
    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole or any other ingredients present along with it.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population

    Pregnancy

    The topical forms of this medicine are relatively safe for use until the first trimester of pregnancy. However, they should be used only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of your doctor. The oral form of this medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.

    Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using/taking this medicine.
    General warnings

    Ophthalmic use

    This medicine is not recommended for use in the eyes. Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.

    Use only in confirmed infection

    This medicine should not be used until the infection is diagnosed by a doctor. Other diseases may also show similar symptoms.

    Vaginal irritation

    This medicine may cause burning and irritation upon vaginal application. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve and the irritation persists.

    Resistance

    This medicine should be used for the full prescribed course even when the symptoms get better. The infection may recur and the fungi may get less sensitive to the medicine resulting in drug resistance if it is not used for the full prescribed course.

    Dosage

    Missed Dose
    Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.

    Overdose

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected, especially if a topical form of the medicine is swallowed.

    Interactions

    All drugs interact differently from person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
    Interaction with Alcohol

    Description
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    Instructions

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
    Interaction with Medicine

    Amphotericin B (Conventional)

    Disease interactions
    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with immune disorders such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) since the safety and efficacy of this medicine are not clinically established in patients with such conditions.
    Food interactions
    Information not available.
    Lab interactions
    Information not available.
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