Candide - a synthetic antifungal drug broad spectrum used to treat fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes.
Candide is an antifungal medication commonly used to treat a variety of diseases candidiasis well penetrating the various skin layers and destroy bacterial cells.
Active substance active against many yeast, molds and yeast (Torulopsis, Candida, Rhodoturola), dermatophytes (Trichophyton, Epidermophyton, Microsporum), and some strains of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria (Streptococcus spp., Staphylococcus spp., Corynebacterium minutissimum, Bacteroides spp ., Gardnerella vaginalis).
The drug is released into a solution and lotions for topical application:
- 1% solution of Candida - as a viscous colorless transparent liquid. 1 ml contains 10 mg of active ingredient clotrimazole. Excipient - propylene glycol. The polyethylene bottles of 20 ml;
- 1% homogeneous white cream Candide. 1 g of cream contains 10 mg of active ingredient clotrimazole. Excipients - liquid paraffin, propylene glycol, emulsifying wax, white petrolatum, methylparaben, alcohol, anhydrous sodium phosphate, propylparaben, sodium dihydrogen phosphate, BHT and purified water. The aluminum tubes of 20 g
Candide also produced in the form of vaginal tablets. Each tablet contains 500 mg of active substance clotrimazole.
Candide according to the instructions is used for:
- Candidiasis of the skin;
- Candida vulvitis;
- Candidal balanitis;
- Candida paronychia;
- Candidiasis of external genitals and the anorectal region;
- Nail mycosis;
- Dermatophyte face, body and legs;
- Interdigital fungal erosion;
- Colorful lichen;
- Fungal diaper dermatitis;
Candide also applied according to the instructions for the rehabilitation of the birth canal before delivery.
The drug is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance - clotrimazole. It is also contraindicated for use ointments Candide during menstruation in the first trimester of pregnancy.
In the appointment of the drug during breast-feeding must be careful.
Ointment and Candide solution should not be used on the skin for violations integrity of the skin.
Instructions for use Candida
Ointment Candide, as well as the solution of Candide, a small amount is applied to the affected skin, pre-washed and dried, and rubbed.
Treatment rather long, it should continue for another 2 to 4 weeks after the disappearance of symptoms in order to prevent relapses.
Candide solution used for hairy areas of the skin and a large area of the lesion.
Candide in the form of vaginal tablets prescribed bedtime 500 mg dose. Also, one tablet of 500 mg is sufficient for the rehabilitation of the birth canal. The drug is administered vaginally, deeply.
Mortar and cream Candide rarely causes side effects such as local irritation, which usually takes place later on their own.
When using a Candida vaginal tablets may cause itching, burning, swelling of the vaginal mucosa, vaginal discharge, frequent urination or headaches.
According to the instructions Candide while the use of nystatin, amphotericin B and natamycin reduce its activity.
Safety of Candida in pregnancy and lactation has not been investigated. Therefore it is not recommended to use of the drug in the first trimester of pregnancy, and in high doses to large areas of skin and provide treatment for a long time.
Candide resolved to prescription medicines. Shelf life of tablets and solution 3 years, Candide cream - 2 years.