Candid 1% Dusting Powder
This is a broad spectrum antifungal medicated powder. It used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm. Also, it relieves symptoms such as burning, itching, cracking of the skin and discomfort caused by these infections. This medication used to treat yeast and fungal infections of the vagina and the skin.
It is used for treating oral thrush, ringworm, player’s foot, jock itch, etc. This medication limits the production of ergosterol. It is an important component of the fungal cell membrane. Disruption in its production leads to the development of holes in the membrane. kills the bacteria by leaking cell component, thus resulting in the death of the bacteria.
How long is the duration of effect?The active-period of this medication inside the body is not clinically established.
What is the onset of action?The time required for the medication to produce results is not clinically established.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication does not cause any harm to the fetus, but there is no scientific evidence to certify it. Hence, it is best to consult a doctor before consuming it during pregnancy. It is best to be administered orally.
Is it habit forming?No reports of habit-forming tendencies have been registered.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication should be avoided by breastfeeding women unless very necessary. The risks and benefits of it should be discussed with the doctor before consuming it.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Candid 1% Dusting Powder , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Contact your doctor immediately if you have missed a scheduled dose. One should avoid taking the missed dose without consulting your doctor.
Are there any overdose instructions?In case of overdose, consult your doctor.
This medication has both fungistatic and fungicidal actions. It binds to phospholipids in the fungal cell membrane and alters its permeability.
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