Candid V- 500 mg tablets
Candid V-500 mg tablets is a vaginal insert antifungal medication. It is used to treat fungal infections in the vagina that may cause burning, itching, or discharge in the vagina. The active ingredient of Candid V- 500mg tablets is Clotrimazole, which works by destroying fungal cell walls.
How do I use Candid V- 500mg tablets?
- Candid V 500mg tablets are best applied at night. Make sure to wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medication.
- To use this medication, rinse and dry your vaginal area, then lie on your back and insert the tablet gently and deeply into the vagina using the applicator as directed in the information leaflet.
What are the Side effects of Candid V – 500mg tablets?
Common side effects of Candid V – 500mg tablets include:
- Vaginal burning sensation
- Skin peeling
- Application site irritation.
Most of the side effects of Candid V – 500mg do not require urgent medical attention and generally disappear as your body adjusts. However, should any of these effects worsen or you show any allergic reactions to this medication, seek medical help immediately.
What is the dosage of Candid V-500mg?
Generally, the dosage of this medication would depend on the type of infection and the recommendation of your doctor, but you should start to see improvements within 3 days of use. The more common dosage is one 100mg tablet a day for seven days.
Candid V-500mg is to be applied once into the vagina within seven days. If you do not notice any changes after 7 days, you may repeat the dosage as advised by your doctor.
Candid V-500 mg tablets work against vaginal candidiasis, vaginal trichomonas, mixed vaginal infections, bacterial vaginitis, and infective leucorrhoea. The treatment should not be carried out during menstruation.
Can pregnant women use Candid V- 500 mg tablets?
There has been no evidence to show that topical use of Candid v6 during pregnancy can cause harm to the mother or child.
How long will it take Candid V-500 mg to work?
Generally, you should start to see results of using Candid V-500mg within 2-3 days of consistent use.
How long does it take Candid V-500 mg tablets to dissolve?
Clotrimazole tablets like candid V-500 mg generally dissolve in the moisture of the vagina, mostly overnight.
Will Candid V 500mg tablets stain my panties?
The formulation of candid V 500 mg tablets does not stain panties, thus users have less to worry about while using Candid V 500.
What cautions should I take while using Candid V 500mg tablets?
Generally, clotrimazole in Candid V 500 mg Tablets is known to interact negatively with latex contraceptives such as condoms. Thus, other means of contraceptive should be explored while using candid V500mg and for at least six days after application at the advice of your doctor.
If you intend to use candid V500MG tablets during pregnancy, consult your doctor before applying this medication.
Clotrimazole may also reduce the efficacy of spermicidal creams.
Use the medication for the prescribed length of time even if it seems that the infection has disappeared.