Candid Total Plus Cream


Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd Salt Compositions: Clobetasol (0.05% w/w) + Miconazole (2% w/w) + Neomycin (0.5% w/w)
Quantity: 20 gm in 1 tube
Storage: Store below 30°C


Information about Candid Total Plus Cream

Candid Total Plus Cream is a combination of three medicines Clobetasol, Miconazole, and Neomycin which is used for the treatment of skin infection. It fights against infection-causing germs and helps in reducing inflammation symptoms like redness, swelling, and itching.

Candid Total Plus is absolutely for external use only and should be used under your doctor’s instructions. With clean and dry hands, apply a thin layer of the medicine just to the affected areas of the skin. Wash clearly if the cream goes into your eyes, nose, mouth, and vagina. It may take a while to improve but it is only effective if you continue applying this cream on a regular basis. The course of treatment should be completed and if your situation gets worse, kindly visit your healthcare expert. 

Itching, dryness, redness, and a burning feeling at the application site are some of its common side reactions. Some of the serious effects are uncommon, if you experience any such reactions like swelling or rashes, seek your healthcare expert.

Pregnant women should take proper caution before using this cream. If you face any allergic reaction to this medication ask your doctor to provide an alternate medicine. 

Candid Total Plus Cream Uses

  • Treatment of Skin infections

Candid Total Plus Cream Benefits

Treatment of Skin infections

Inflammation makes your body release some chemical substances which cause redness, itching, and swelling around your skin. Clobetasol is a steroid in this cream that blocks prostaglandins, responsible for itchiness, redness, and swelling. Miconazole and Neomycin restrict the growth of fungal cell and treats various bacterial infection of the skin. It inhibits the growth and formation of various bacteria causing infection. In short, these medicines all together work effectively and reduce inflammation of the skin. 

Candid Total Plus Cream Side Effects

Mostly the side effects disappear as the cream adjusts with your body. However, some rare effects are:

  • Reaction on the applied area ( itchiness, redness, and swelling)
  • Thinning of skin

How to use Candid Total Plus Cream

Use Candid Total Plus Cream only for external use and it should be directed by your healthcare expert. Read the label and follow the steps carefully. Clean and dry the affected area before applying the cream gently. Make sure to wash your hands after you are done.


Q1. Is it safe to use Candid Total Plus Cream for pimples?

No, this cream should not be applied on pimples unless prescribed. Besides, you should avoid this cream from using it on your face as your face is very sensitive. 

Q2. What are the possible side effects of using Candid Total Plus Cream?

If you are allergic to any of the medicines involved in this cream, you may suffer from redness, itching, and swelling on your skin.

Q3. What are the safe recommendations for storing Candid Total Plus Cream?

Make sure to store this cream below the room temperature, and out of direct sunlight and heat. Also, keep it away from your children and pets.

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