Antifungal Clotrimazole Cream 1% , Topical Antifungal Agents
Product : Clotrimazole Cream 1%
Specification : 20g/tube, 30g/tube
Standard : BP, USP
Packing : one tube/box
Clotrimazole Cream is used for :
Treating athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm. It may also be
used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Clotrimazole Cream is an antifungal agent. It kills sensitive fungi
by binding to the fungal cell membrane and weakening it. This
allows the cell contents to leak out and results in the death of
Do NOT use Clotrimazole Cream if:
•you are allergic to any ingredient in Clotrimazole Cream
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of
these apply to you.
Before using Clotrimazole Cream:
Some medical conditions may interact with Clotrimazole Cream. Tell
your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions,
especially if any of the following apply to you:
•if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are
•if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine,
herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
•if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Clotrimazole Cream. Because
little, if any, of Clotrimazole Cream is absorbed into the blood,
the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.
Ask your health care provider if Clotrimazole Cream may interact
with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care
provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any
How to use Clotrimazole Cream:
Use Clotrimazole Cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label
on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
•Clotrimazole Cream is for topical use on the skin only.
•Clean the affected area with soap and water and dry thoroughly.
•Apply a thin layer of medicine to the affected area. Rub it in
gently. Do not cover unless directed to by your doctor.
•Wash your hands immediately after using Clotrimazole Cream, unless
your hands are part of the treated area.
•To clear up your infection completely, use Clotrimazole Cream for
the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better
in a few days.
•If you miss a dose of Clotrimazole Cream, use it as soon as
possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed
dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2
doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how
to use Clotrimazole Cream.
Important safety information:
•Clotrimazole Cream is for external use only. If you get
Clotrimazole Cream in your eyes, immediately flush them with cool
•Be sure to use Clotrimazole Cream for the full course of
treatment. If you do not, the medicine may not clear up your
infection completely. The fungus could also become less sensitive
to this or other medicines. This could make the infection harder to
treat in the future.
•PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your
doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using
Clotrimazole Cream while you are pregnant. It is not known if this
medicine is found in breast milk. If you are or will be
breast-feeding while you use Clotrimazole Cream, check with your
doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
Possible side effects of Clotrimazole Cream:
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or
minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most
COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty
breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face,
lips, or tongue); reddening, blistering, peeling, itching, or
burning of the skin.