Candid-B Lotion 30 ml
Candid B lotion is an antifungal medicine formulated to treat a variety of cutaneous infections, including tinea corporis, cutaneous candidiasis, tinea versicolor, tinea pedis, and tinea cruris
|Generic For||Candid -B Lotion|
|Generic Name||Clotrimzaole and Betamethasome Dipropionate|
Candid B lotion
Candid B lotion is an antifungal medicine formulated to treat a variety of cutaneous infections, including tinea corporis, cutaneous candidiasis, tinea versicolor, tinea pedis, and tinea cruris. It is made of a combination of active ingredients called Clotrimazole and beclomethasone dipropionate. Clotrimazole is an azole antifungal agent that stops fungal growth on the skin. Beclomethasone dipropionate is a strong corticosteroid; which works to relieve symptoms of the infection, including itching, redness, and swelling.
Mechanism of action
The medicine functions by affecting the permeability of the fungal cell wall, allowing leakage of cellular contents. In this way, it decreases the symptoms of fungal infection. The lotion must be applied regularly to be effective.
Warnings and Precautions
Its use is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to active components, preservatives, bases, and additives. The solution should be used cautiously in patients with nail and scalp infections. These patients may require additional systematic therapy. The safety and efficacy of the lotion have not been established in pregnant and lactating women. Users are advised to report increased skin irritation or lack of response to treatment to the physician.
Candid B lotion is a topical agent and to be applied on the skin. Patients are instructed to apply this lotion as directed for the full course of treatment, even if they feel better. Consult your physician for proper cleansing technique before applying the solution. Apply small amount only to cover the affected area completely. Do not use wrappings or dressings unless directed by your physician.
The common side effects of the antifungal medicine include itching, redness, stinging, burning sensation and local hypersensitivity.
The early relief of symptoms may be seen in two to three days of the treatment. Two weeks treatment is needed to treat tinea cruris, tinea corporis, and candida. And, three to four weeks are required for patients with tinea pedis.