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Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm

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FORMULAClotrimazole 1 %
COMPANYZafa Pharmaceutical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd
TYPECream
About

About

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm belongs to a group of chemicals known as azoles and aids in reducing fungal infections such as fungal nail infection,athelets’s foot,vaginal yeast infections,ringworm infections and similiar illnesses.Azoles work by altering the permeability of the funal cell walls allowing the human body’s natural defenses to eliminate the infection. 

A thin layer of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Application/usage of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,patients are advised to not stop using the Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm.

Mild side effects such as a stinging or burning sensation may be felt at the time of application for a few days.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not considered safe to be prescribed to children under 12 years of ag.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is deemed safe to be prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women,under the care and supervision of a dermatologist.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm should not be prescribed to patients with known sensitivity to Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm or other fungal medications.

Indications

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm can be used to treat:

  • Fungal nail infection 
  • Athelete’s foot
  • Infected diaper rash 
  • Vaginal yeast infections
  • Jock itch 
  • Oral thrush 
  • Ringworm infections
  • Pityriasis 

How Does Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm Work

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm interferes with the synthesis of fungal cell membranes thereby altering the permeability of the cell wall of the microrganism.Therefore,the human body’s natural defenses are able to destroy the fungal infection.

How To Use Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm

A thin layer of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 2-3 times per day or as advised by the physician,for 2 weeks.Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm on the affected area.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is being used on diaper rashes;caretakers are advised to losely fasten diapers in such situations.

If Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is being used in a vaginal pessary form,it is advised to insert Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm in the vagina by standing with legs speard apart or the patient may lie on their back with knees pulled close to the chest and legs slightly apart.

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Application/usage of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is gradually tapered off.Patients are advised to not stop using the Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2 weeks after starting treatment with Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is available in a cream,pessary and spray from.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A thin film of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be applied twice or thrice a day,as instructed by a physician.

Child Dosage

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not deemed safe enough to be prescribed to patients aged 12 years and younger.

Elderly Dosage 

For patients aged 65 years and above,Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is prescribed only when necessary and under the care and supervision of a doctor.A small dose of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is prescribed and for a limited number of days.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is deemed safe to be prescribed to pregnant and lactating women.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm:

  • Allergy to Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Non-fungal infections 
  • Children under the age of 12 years 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm:

  • Pregnant and lactating women 
  • History of sexually transmitted disease
  • Vaginal irrtation 
  • Elderly patients

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm:

  • Herbal medications 
  • Sofradex ear drops 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm has certain side effects which include:

  • Stinging 
  • Burning sensation 
  • Dryness 
  • Redness of skin

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Allergic reaction 
  • Flaking of the skin
  • Bumps in the skin (similiar to pimples)

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dryness- apply a moisturizer to the skin and wait for 10-15 minutes after which apply Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm on to the skin.This will prevent skin from getting dry and flaky.
  • Redness Of The Skin- can be combated by applying a cold pack to the affected area.

Key Facts About Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm

  • Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is used to treat fungal skin infections 
  • Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be used topically only 
  • Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is safe to be prescibed to pregnant and lactating women 

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm?

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.CAN I TAKE Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#3.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm?

  • Stinging 
  • Burning sensation 
  • Dryness 
  • Redness of skin

#4.HOW IS Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

A thin layer of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 2-3 times per day or as advised by the physician.Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm on the affected area.Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is being used on diaper rashes;caretakers are advised to losely fasten diapers in such situations.

#5.CAN I STOP APPLYING Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm NOW THAT MY SYMPTOMS HAVE GONE??

No.Application/usage of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is not be stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment,therefore,patients are advised to not stop using the Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm.

#6.WHY MUST I PROTECT MY SKIN FROM THE SUN WHILE TAKING Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm?

Treatment with Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm may lead to the skin becoming sensitive to sun damage and it is therefore recommended to patients to wear sunscreen at all times,along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

#7.HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICATION?

Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is prescribed to be applied for 2-3 weeks or as advised by your doctor.

#8.WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE THE Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm?

It is advised that Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is applied at the same time each day,an alarm can be placed to remind patients to apply Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm at the proper time.If patient misses a dose of Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm,they should apply Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm immediately but if the time for the next application is near then its beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and apply Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm as per schedule,doubling of doses is not recommended.

#9.HOW TO INSERT A PESSARY? 

If Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm is being used in a vaginal pessary form,it is advised to insert Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm in the vagina by standing with legs speard apart or the patient may lie on their back with knees pulled close to the chest and legs slightly apart.

#10.WILL Clotrim 1% Cream 10 gm AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

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