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Candid-B Lotion

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Beclometasone, Clotrimazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: June 24, 2019

This lotion is used to treat a number of skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.

Candid-B should be used with caution in people having-

It should not be used by children and people who are allergic to it, had tuberculosis, any type of infection or a serious liver disease.

  • Skin rash.

  • Burning or stinging sensation at application site

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Information not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Candid-B Lotion , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Candid-B Lotion is a synthetic glucocorticoid that specifically binds to cytoplasmic receptors. This inhibits leukocyte entry at the inflammation site, interferes in inflammatory response mediator functioning, and reduces edema and scar tissues. It also get binds to phospholipids in the fungal cell membrane and alters it''s permeability.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Those who suffer from Liver Disease, Hyperadrenocorticism, Ocular herpes infection and Ocular Toxicities should avoid using this lotion.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Patients should not use this cream in combination with Mifepristone and Omacetaxine.

Ques: What is Candid b lotion?

Ans: Candid-B is a medication which contains Beclometasone Topical and Clotrimazole Topical as active ingredients. The lotion works by providing relief from inflammatory skin diseases and inhibiting the growth of fungi.

Ques: What is the use of Candid b lotion?

Ans: This Lotion is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, candidiasis, tinea versicolor, and fungal infections of the groin.

Ques: What are the side effects of Candid b lotion?

Ans: Some of the possible side effects are itching or burning, pruritus, discomfort, burns, and burning of the skin.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Candid b lotion ?

Ans: Candid Lotion should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use candid b lotion before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 to 2 weeks, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use candid b lotion?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication.

Ques: Should I use candid b lotion empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is commonly used by applying it to the affected area. As this medication is for external use, the action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal.
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About Candid-B Lotion
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