Drug Index

Clotrimazole

 
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Mechanism :

Clotrimazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent that inhibits the growth of pathogenic yeasts by altering the permeability of cell membranes.


Indication :

• Fungal skin infection like athlete’s foot, ringworm, jock itch


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity to clotrimazole.


Dosing :

Available as 1% w/w cream, powder, lotion.

Apply 2-3 times daily for 14 days after lesions have healed.


Adverse Effect :

Occasional skin irritation or sensitivity, abnormal liver function tests.


Interaction :

No significant interactions known or found.


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