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Clotrin 1% Lotion

By NULIFE PHARMACEUTICALS
15ml Lotion in Bottle
49.18*
MRP 59.98
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Medical Description

Clotrin Lotion is a topical antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the skin, vagina, ear and ringworm infections. It contains clotrimazole as its main ingredient. It is meant only for ...
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ContainsClotrimazole(1.0 %)
UsesFungal skin infections
Side effectsSkin Rashes, blistering of skin, irritation at application site
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Clotrin 1 %

Clotrin Lotion is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash.

Contraindications of Clotrin 1 %

If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the components of Clotrin Lotion.

Side effects of Clotrin 1 %

Clotrin Lotion can sometimes cause application site reactions like skin irritation, rashes, redness, itching or blisters.

Precautions and Warnings of Clotrin 1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Clotrin Lotion during pregnancy?
A:
You may use Clotrin Lotion after consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Clotrin Lotion while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unlikely to affect breastfed infants. Clotrin Lotion can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Clotrin Lotion?
A:
Clotrin Lotion is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Clotrin Lotion?
A:
No interaction of Clotrin Lotion with alcohol is reported.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any skin conditions.
  • Avoid Clotrin Lotion if there is a known allergic reaction to any of its componets.
  • Tell to your doctor before using this Lotion if you have- liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS.
  • Do not swallow the Lotion and avoid contact with your eyes.
  • Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.

Mode of Action of Clotrin 1 %

How Does It Work?

Clotrin Lotion kills fungal cells by altering the permeability of their cell wall. It binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane and inhibits certain processes required for cell membrane production. ...
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Directions for Use of Clotrin 1 %

  • Use Clotrin Lotion as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection to be treated.
  • Ensure the area is cleaned and dried before application.
  • Apply it on the healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.

Interactions of Clotrin 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Clotrin Lotion is to be applied to the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, it is not advisable to use any other cream or ointment at the affected site if Clotrin L...
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Storage and disposal of Clotrin 1 %

  • Store Clotrin Lotion at room temperature, keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from pets and children.

Dosage of Clotrin 1 %

Overdose

  • As Clotrin Lotion is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applie...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Clotrin Lotion, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are Clotrin Lotion's side effects?

A: Clotrin Lotion side effects are itching, irritation, burning at site of application, blistering & rash. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience any of them.

Q: Can Clotrin Lotion be prescribed for children and infants?

A: Speak to your doctor before using it for children.

Q: Should one use the Clotrin Lotion more frequently if the condition is severe?

A: The doctor will inform you how many times this medicine needs to be used in the course of a day. The patient must not exceed this limit.

Q: Should I stop Clotrin Lotion as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?

A: No, you should not stop using Clotrin Lotion midway. Continue its application till the end of the course. If the course is stopped abruptly, the infection might return. Stopping the course midway may cause it to be less effective against the infection-causing agents.

Q: Can I self-medicate with Clotrin Lotion?

A: Do not use this Lotion if your condition is not diagnosed by a doctor, as it is useful in the treatment of fungal infections. Avoid self-medication.

Q: What is the composition of Clotrin Lotion?

A: Clotrin Lotion composition includes clotrimazole.

Q: Is there any substitute for Clotrin Lotion?

A: There are different brands having the same composition as Clotrin Lotion. However, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.

Q: For how many days should I use Clotrin Lotion?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Clotrin Lotion. Do not stop applying It on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection, consult with your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CLOTRIN
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 06:39 PM (IST)
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