Clotrimazole Cream

Facts of CANESTEN 

  • Brand Name: Candid
  • Innovator Brand Name: Canesten
  • API: Clotrimazole (1% w/w)
  • Packaging: Lami Tube
  • Strength: 50 g
  • Manufacturer Name: Glenmark Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd.
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Uses of medication: Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication used in the treatment of several skin infections such as vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush, diaper rash, pityriasis versicolor, and types of ringworm including athlete’s foot and jock itch. The cream works by preventing the growth of fungus on the skin. This drug is also effective in the case of pityriasis (tinea versicolor) that causes darkening or lightening of skin near arms, neck, legs, and chest.

Dosage: Clean the affected area with soap and water and gently apply this medication to the skin. The cream is applied for at least twice a day for better results. However, the length of treatment depends upon the type of fungal infection. Clotrimazole cream is only for external use and does not swallow the cream as it can cause toxicity. In an event of a missed dose apply the cream as soon as you remember.

Treatment reactions: Some common side effect of clotrimazole cream on the skin include:

  • Swelling
  • Burning sensation
  • Redness
  • Severe blistering
  • Pimple-like elevation
  • Flaking of treated skin
  • Tenderness

Warnings and precautions:

  • Do not apply cream near your eyes, nose, or mouth
  • Do not take other medicines while using clotrimazole cream
  • Avoid wearing fitting and synthetic clothes that inhibit air circulation.
  • While on pregnancy use of this cream on the skin or in the vagina is believed to be safe.
  • When the cream is applied to the skin redness and burning may occur.

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Storage: The Clotrimazole cream should be stored at room temperature (15-30°C). Do not place the cream in direct sunlight on the motion. Keep the lotion away from children.

Alternate Brands: Some common alternative brand of clotrimazole cream are as follows:

  • Surfaz Cream 15gm (Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • Kansel DS Gel 30gm (Palsons Derma Pvt Ltd)
  • Candid Gel 15gm (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd)
  • Kansel DS Lotion 30ml (Palsons Derma Pvt Ltd)
  • Clocip Cream 15gm (Cipla Ltd (Generics))
  • Clotrin Mouth Paint 15ml (Nulife Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)
  • Clotrin Cream 15gm (Nulife Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps to connect buyers with suppliers who can ship the clotrimazole cream worldwide as per the buyer’s requirement. The Indian Pharma provides guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the clotrimazole cream.

Buying Procedure: For buying Clotrimazole cream, you just need to contact us at our Toll-free number +91 1800 889 1064 (8130290915) or Email –

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Conclusion: The clotrimazole is quite effective, safe as well as well‐tolerated medication that is widely used for treating the skin, vulvovaginal and oropharyngeal fungal infections.

Commonly Asked Questions

For what purpose clotrimazole is used?

Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that is used for the treatment of fungal infection caused over the skin.

What are the common side effects of clotrimazole?

Some common side effects of clotrimazole which are noticed include redness, itching, flaking, tenderness of the skin.

Is clotrimazole recommended for pregnant women?

This drug is not recommended for pregnant women until it is very necessary.

Which class of medication clotrimazole is?

Clotrimazole is the azole class of the medications that works by disrupting the fungal cell membrane.

Is clotrimazole can be used for the treatment of sickling of cells?

Clotrimazole can be used in order to treat the sickling of cells (related to sickle cell anemia).

Is clotrimazole effective in treating chronic paronychia?

Yes, this drug can be effective in treating chronic paronychia.