Candid Cream


Candid Cream is a broad spectrum antifungal medicine used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch and ringworm. It also relieves symptoms such as burning


Generic Clotrimazole
Manufacturer Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Pharmaceutical Cream
Strength 1%
Pack Size Price Price Per Unit Quantity Add To Cart
3 tube/s $12.00 $4.00 add to cart
6 tube/s $22.00 $3.67 add to cart
9 tube/s $33.00 $3.67 add to cart


Candid Cream

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Candid Cream is a broad spectrum antifungal medicine used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch and ringworm. It also relieves symptoms such as burning, itching, cracking of the skin and discomfort caused by these infections.

Candid Cream Details

Composition = Clotrimazole

Dosage = 1%

Indication = Skin infections

Manufacturer = Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

What Is Candid Cream?

Candid Cream is a popular medication when it comes to the treatment of fungal infections of the skin. Some conditions where the medicine is used include athlete’s foot, ringworm and jock itch. Apart from treating the infection, Candid Cream also reduces the symptoms of such skin infections, such as burning, itching and cracking of the skin.

How Does Candid Cream Work?

Candid Cream is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole which treat skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

What Is Route Of Administration?

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

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Side Effects Of Candid Cream


Irritation, discomfort, pain or a burning or stinging sensation

Other allergic skin reactions such as itchy rash, swelling, peeling or flaking of the skin


Swallowing or breathing problems

Feeling dizzy or faint, red raised itchy skin rash (severe allergic reactions)


Drug To Drug Interaction

Amphotericin B = Amphotericin B is the only medicine that is known to interact with Candid Cream. Avoid, the latter medication, if you are already consuming the former medication.

While Tacking Candid Cream


If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication: diabetes, immune system problems (such as HIV-AIDS), frequent vaginal yeast infections (more than 3 in 6 months or 4 in 1 year).

Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).


It is for use on skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse with cold water if     you accidentally get it in these areas.

Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by                a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.

If you think the area of skin you are treating has become more irritated and infected, you should stop using Candid-B Cream and consult your doctor.

Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.

Uses Of Candid Cream

Candid Cream is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections including ringworm, fungal nappy rash, infections of the armpit, groin, toes, skin folds and thrush of the vulva or penis

Storage Of Candid Cream

Keep out of the reach and sight of children. This product should be stored in the original carton. Do not store above 25°C. Do not use Candid Cream after the expiry date which is stated at one end of the carton and on the end of the tube of cream. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.

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