Candid Powder 30gm
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.
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?AllergyThis medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole or any other ingredients present along with it.
WarningsWarnings for special population
PregnancyThe 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-feedingThis 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 useThis 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 infectionThis medicine should not be used until the infection is diagnosed by a doctor. Other diseases may also show similar symptoms.
Vaginal irritationThis medicine may cause burning and irritation upon vaginal application. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve and the irritation persists.
ResistanceThis 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.
DosageMissed DoseUse the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.
OverdoseContact your doctor if an overdose is suspected, especially if a topical form of the medicine is swallowed.
InteractionsAll drugs interact differently from person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.Interaction with AlcoholDescriptionInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
InstructionsInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.Interaction with Medicine
Amphotericin B (Conventional)Disease interactionsAcquired Immunodeficiency SyndromeThis 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 interactionsInformation not available.Lab interactionsInformation not available.