What is Clotrimazole?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Mycelex Troche

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See also: Clotrimazole topical

Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent used for the treatment of susceptible yeast infections, including oropharyngeal candidiasis, superficial mycoses, and cutaneous candidiasis, as well as vulvovaginal candidiasis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Prevent infection 5 2
Candida (fungal) infection 2 0
Tinea corporis 2 0
Dry mouth 1 0
Genital ulcers (sores) 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clotrimazole

Side effect Patients
General ill feeling 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clotrimazole

Dosage Patients
1 % daily 1
10 mg five times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Clotrimazole

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 7
Doctor's advice 2
Expense 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently taking Clotrimazole

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Clotrimazole

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Clotrimazole.