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Candid Mouth 1% Paint

Manufactured byGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsClotrimazole
Description
Candid Mouth 1% Paint is a broad-spectrum antifungal that is used for the treatment of infections caused by fungi in the mouth.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Candid Mouth 1% Paint

Nuforce 1% Paint
Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Travoral 1% Paint
Dabur India Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Candid Mouth 1% Paint

  • Irritation in or around the mouth
  • Unpleasant taste

Uses of Candid Mouth 1% Paint

What is it prescribed for?

  • Oral Thrush
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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 absolutely 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. 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 or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

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

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

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

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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 usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop using this medicine without consulting the doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Azole antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

Clotrimazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 23 October 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00257

Clotrimazole [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 11 November 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Clotrimazole
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Information on this page was last updated on 18 Nov 2019

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