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Product name : Candid lotion
Generic Name : Clotrimazole
Manufacturer : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Candid 1% Lotion is ananti-fungal medication used to treat vaginal and skin yeast or fungal infections, rashes, oral thrush, athlete's foot, jock itch, ring worm etc. It can be either taken orally as a medicine or can be applied as an ointment to the skin.
Candid 1% Lotion prevents yeast and fungi to produce ergosterol, an essential component to form their cellmembrane. It causes holes to develop on the cells and result in cell contents to leak, thereby weakening the cell membrane and finally leading to death of the micro-organism.
Pregnant women, breast feeding mothers, patients under herbal or antibiotic medication or dietary supplementsand allergic to any food or other substance should be very careful before starting to take Candid 1% Lotion.
Candid 1% Lotionis an anti-fungal medication used to treat yeast and fungal infections of the vagina, the mouth and the skin. It is also used for treating oral thrush, ringworm, player foot, jock itch etc. Candid 1% Lotion limits the production of ergosterol which is an important component of fungal cell membrane. Disruption in its production leads to development of holes in the membrane and leakage of cell component,therefore resulting in the death of the bacteria.
Uses of Candid Lotion
Candid Lotion is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
Candid Lotion side effects
Side Effect of Candid is Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).
How to use Candid Lotion
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicinein the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply tothe area evenly.
How Candid Lotion works
Candid Lotion is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.