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Candid-CL Gel

Manufactured byGLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsClindamycin (2 %w/w) + Clotrimazole (2 %w/w)
Description

Candid-CL Gel is a combination medicine which may be used in the treatment of vaginal infections. It also relieves the symptoms such as burning, itching, and discharge caused by the infection.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Candid-CL Gel

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Burning or Painful Urination
  • Vaginal irritation

Uses of Candid-CL Gel

What is it prescribed for?

  • Vaginal infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole, clindamycin, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with a large number of medications and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you report the use of all your medicines including any herbs and supplements to the doctor before beginning therapy with this medicine.

Vaginal irritation

This medicine may cause burning and irritation upon vaginal application. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve and the irritation persists.

For intra vaginal use only

This medicine is only intended to use intravaginally. Avoid use in other topical areas.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Follow all the instructions given by your doctor and administer this medicine exactly as advised. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Clindamycin works by inhibiting the protein synthesis which is essential for the bacteria to grow. Clotrimazole stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antifungals, Lincomycin derivatives, Vaginal anti-infectives

Schedule

Schedule H

Clotrimazole | C22H17ClN2 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 10 March 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/2812

DailyMed - Clotrimazole- clotrimazole cream [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 30 October 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=c0f58a0d-a304-41f9-bbdf-c2e488230cf0

Clindamycin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 29 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01190
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Information on this page was last updated on 16 Jul 2019

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