Clotrimazole

Details About Generic Salt ::  Clotrimazole 

Main Medicine Class:: Skin   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Microbials (Fungal,

2A. ANTI-INFECTIVES in 2. EAR, NOSE & THROAT (ENT)
CLOTRIMAZOLE
IMIDAZOLE DERIVATIVE | ANTI-FUNGAL (TOPICAL)
also comes under 15C. Anti-Microbials (Fungal, Parasites, Viral) in 15. Skin,  
PK: M: Hepatic E: feces & urine

Indications & Dose: CUTANEOUS CANDIDIASIS TP Adult Cream/solution (1%): Apply twice daily; if no improvement occurs after 4 wks, re-evaluate diagnosis Child > 3 yrs: Same as adult dose | DERMATOPHYTOSIS TP Adult Cream/solution (1%): Apply twice daily; if no improvement occurs after 4 wks, re-evaluate diagnosis Child > 3 yrs: Same as adult dose | OROPHARYNGEAL CANDIDIASIS PO Adult 1 lozenge (10mg) is dissolved in the mouth 5 times daily for 14 days. | Prophylactic therapy PO Adult 1 lozenge (10mg) is dissolved in the mouth TID during immunosuppressant treatmentin patients receiving immunosuppressant | SUPERFICIAL MYCOSES TP Adult Cream/solution (1%): Apply twice daily; if no improvement occurs after 4 wks, re-evaluate diagnosis Child > 3 yrs: Same as adult dose | VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS VAG Adult Pessaries 100mg 6 days or 200mg 3 days or 500mg as single dose

ADR: Serious: raised liver enzyme values, Others: local reactions irritation & burning sensation, contact allergic dermatitis, dysuria, mental depression, Nausea, vomiting, unpleasant mouth sensations, pruritus

DDI: Serious Ergot derivatives lead to ergotism

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