Can you apply clotrimazole in the vagina?
Vaginal clotrimazole comes as a cream to be inserted into the vagina. It also may be applied to the skin around the outside of the vagina. The cream is inserted into the vagina once a day at bedtime for 3 or 7 days in a row, depending on the product instructions.
What is clotrimazole cream IP 1 used for?
Clotrimazole is an antifungal medicine. It’s used to treat skin infections caused by a fungus (yeast). Clotrimazole treats different types of fungal infections including: athlete’s foot.
Can a pregnant woman apply clotrimazole cream?
Clotrimazole is generally considered safe for pregnant women to use. If you are using the pessary to treat vaginal thrush during pregnancy it is recommended that you insert it with your fingers rather than with the applicator provided.
Can I put clotrimazole cream on my face?
Do not use betamethasone and clotrimazole cream on the face or underarms. This medicine may raise the chance of cataracts or glaucoma. Talk with the doctor.
Which antifungal cream is safe in pregnancy?
Careful consideration of the benefit to the mother and the risk to the fetus is required when prescribing antifungal therapy in pregnancy. Imidazoles are considered safe as topical therapy for fungal skin infections during pregnancy. Nystatin is minimally absorbed and is effective for vaginal therapy.
Is the clotrimazole 1% cream a steroid?
Ans: No, Clotrimazole 1% Cream is not a steroid. This drug is an antifungal medication that helps in treating thrush and ringworm. It is advised to follow your medical practitioner’s advice regarding its use. Ques: Is Clotrimazole 1% Cream available over the counter? Ans: Yes, this cream is available over the counter.
How to use clotrimazole in home first aid kit?
For best results, cleanse the affected area with mild soap and warm water, pat dry and apply the medicated cream in a thin layer, twice daily. GLOBE brand Clotrimazole Medicated Cream is available in a convenient 1 oz tube and is an excellent addition to any home first aid kit.
When to use clotrimazole for vaginal itching?
Vaginal Cream use for the treatment of vaginal yeast (Candida) infection. Clotrimazole Cream Vaginal Cream use for the treatment of vaginal yeast (Candida) infection. The relief of external vulvar itching and irritation associated with a yeast infection. In Stock.
When to tell your doctor about clotrimazole use?
Tell your doctor if you have had more than 3 vaginal infections within 6 months. Frequent vaginal yeast infections that do not clear up with treatment may be a sign of a more serious condition. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use clotrimazole vaginal if you have other medical conditions, especially: HIV or AIDS.