Lotrim 1% Cream 15gm
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Lotrim Cream 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 external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Before using Lotrim Cream, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other skin conditions....
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|Uses||Fungal skin infections|
|Side effects||Skin Rashes, blistering of skin, irritation at application site|
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Uses of Lotrim 1 %
Lotrim Cream is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash.
Contraindications of Lotrim 1 %
If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the components of Lotrim Cream.
Side effects of Lotrim 1 %
Lotrim Cream can sometimes cause application site reactions like skin irritation, rashes, redness, itching or blisters.
Precautions and Warnings of Lotrim 1 %
Can I apply Lotrim Cream during pregnancy?
You may use Lotrim Cream after consulting your doctor.
Can I apply Lotrim Cream while breastfeeding?
It is unlikely to affect breastfed infants. Lotrim Cream can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by doctor.
Can I drive if I have applied Lotrim Cream?
Lotrim Cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
Can I consume alcohol while using Lotrim Cream?
No interaction of Lotrim Cream with alcohol is reported.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are suffering from any skin conditions.
- Avoid Lotrim Cream if there is a known allergic reaction to any of its componets.
- Tell to your doctor before using this Cream if you have- liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS.
- Do not swallow the Cream and avoid contact with your eyes.
- Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.
Mode of Action of Lotrim 1 %
How Does It Work?
Lotrim Cream 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. This leads to cell death via loss of intracellular elements....
Directions for Use of Lotrim 1 %
- Use Lotrim Cream 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 Lotrim 1 %
Interactions with other medicines
Since Lotrim Cream 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 Lotrim Cream is applied. You should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions. Inform your taking if you are taking Amphotericin...
Storage and disposal of Lotrim 1 %
- Store Lotrim Cream at room temperature, keep away from direct sunlight.
- Keep away from pets and children.
Dosage of Lotrim 1 %
- As Lotrim Cream 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 applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed applying Lotrim Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What are Lotrim Cream's side effects?
A: Lotrim Cream 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 Lotrim Cream be prescribed for children and infants?
A: Speak to your doctor before using it for children.
Q: Should one use the Lotrim Cream 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 Lotrim Cream as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?
A: No, you should not stop using Lotrim Cream 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 Lotrim Cream?
A: Do not use this Cream 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 Lotrim Cream?
A: Lotrim Cream composition includes clotrimazole.
Q: Is there any substitute for Lotrim Cream?
A: There are different brands having the same composition as Lotrim Cream. However, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.
Q: For how many days should I use Lotrim Cream?
A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Lotrim Cream. Do not stop applying It on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection, consult with your doctor.