Candid Cream Uses, Benefits, Combinations, Side-Effects and FAQ

Candid Cream Uses, Benefits, Combinations, Side-Effects and FAQ

Candid Cream Uses, Benefits, Combinations, Side-Effects and FAQ and it is a broad spectrum antifungal cream which is used to treat skin infections. Like athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, etc. It is also used for relieving symptoms of these infections such as burning, itching, and cracking of the skin.

Uses of Candid Cream

To treat candidiasis

Fungal infections of penis

Tinea versicolor

Fungal infections of armpit, skin folds and groin

Fungal infections of vulva and vagina

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How Candid Cream Works in the body?

Works by inhibiting or stop the growth of fungi by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Candid Cream – combination, active content composition and active ingredients

Cream contains Clotrimazole Topical as an active ingredient.

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Candid Cream Side Effects

Abdominal pain

Nausea and vomiting

Vaginal bleeding

Skin rash or irritation

Redness of skin

Vaginal infection

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How to Use/take Candid (Cream)

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

Substitutes for  Cream

Clocip 1% Cream

Clocip V 1% Cream

Mazoderm 1% Cream

Statum 1% Cream

Zocon C 1% Cream

Drug Interaction of Candid Cream

Cream may interact with the following drugs

Amphotericin B




Cream should be administered with caution in patients suffering from immune disorders

Do not use clotrimazole topical for vaginal infections if you are menstruating

Avoid vaginal intercourse during treatment of vaginal infections

Wash your hands before and after applying cream

Applying an excessive amount may result in pilling

It should not give to patients who never had a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed by a doctor

Prohibition / Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Candid cream is a contraindication

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Candid  safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Please consult with your doctor

Is cream safe while breastfeeding?

Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Can this cream be used for candidiasis and fungal infections of penis?

Yes, candidiasis and fungal infections of penis can be treated with this cream. Please do not use cream for candidiasis and fungal infections of penis without consulting first with your doctor.

Is clotrimazole a steroid?

Clotrimazole is an imidazole antifungal medication and not a steroid.

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