Clotrimazole - Drug Information

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General Information on Clotrimazole

Generic Name : Clotrimazole

Pronunciation : kloe trim' a zole

Latest prescription information about Clotrimazole. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Antifungals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Clotrimazole

Why is Clotrimazole Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antifungal, prescribed for local fungal infections. This medication prevents fungal growth on the skin.  

When should Clotrimazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

What is the dosage of Clotrimazole?

Tab- Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10 mg/day for 7 days.
Suppository- 100 mg/day for 6 days.
Solution- Instill 1% solution as directed by your physician.
Lotion/cream/solution- Apply 2-3 times/day for 2-4 weeks.

How should Clotrimazole be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It also comes as a cream, lotion, powder and solution to apply over the skin.

What are the warnings and precautions for Clotrimazole?

Avoid contact with eyes.
Caution needed in patients with history of diabetes, alcohol abuse, children less than 3 years, pregnant women and breast feeding.
Avoid alcohol consumption.

What are the side effects of Clotrimazole?

   General : Itching, redness, swelling, irritation of skin, nausea, vomiting and burning.

What are the other precautions for Clotrimazole?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Clotrimazole?

Store it at room temperature and keep away from children.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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