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Clotrimazole

Generic Name: clotrimazole (kloe TRIM a zole)
Brand Name: Mycelex Troche
Physician reviewed clotrimazole patient information - includes clotrimazole description, dosage and directions.

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Drug Information:
Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication. It is like an antibiotic but is used to treat yeast (fungal) infections. Oral clotrimazole is used to treat and prevent yeast infections of the mouth and throat. Clotrimazole may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide. Take all of the clotrimazole that has been prescribed for you even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may begin to improve before the infection is completely treated. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have liver disease. You may not be able to take clotrimazole, or you may need a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment. Learn more

Clotrimazole Side Effects

Clotrimazole Side Effects

In Summary

Commonly reported side effects of clotrimazole include: increased serum aspartate aminotransferase. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.

For the Consumer

Applies to clotrimazole: lozenge/troche

Along with its needed effects, clotrimazole may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Some side effects of clotrimazole may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Note: Some of the side effects, such as abdominal or stomach cramping or pain or diarrhea, usually occur only when the medicine is swallowed

  • Abdominal or stomach cramping or pain
  • diarrhea
  • itching
  • nausea or vomiting
  • unpleasant mouth sensations

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to clotrimazole: oral lozenge, topical cream, topical lotion, topical powder, topical solution, vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal kit, vaginal tablet

Hepatic

Very common (10% or more): AST elevation (up to 15%)

Frequency not reported: Abnormal liver function tests

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, unpleasant mouth sensations

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Pruritus

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Clotrimazole (www.drugs.com/mtm/clotrimazole.html).