What is Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Canesten HC

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The combination of the antifungal agent, clotrimazole and hydrocortisone, a corticosteroid is a topical treatment used for various skin fungal infections, including tinea pedis, cruris, and corpora in patients over 17 years of age.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Itching 4 1
Herpes outbreak 1 1
Seborrheic dermatitis 1 1
Skin eruptions 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Duration

Currently taking Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Betamethasone-salicylic acid topical (Diprosalic Scalp application) 1
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2 patient evaluations for Clotrimazole-hydrocortisone

Jul 30, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for herpes outbreak)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for skin eruptions)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This simply didn't work and the underlying undiagnosed eczema herpeticum infection continued to get worse

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for itching)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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