What is Clotrimazole topical?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Fungi Cure Clotrimaderm Lotrimin AF Show all

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See also: Beta-2 Clotrimazole

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

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acid reflux 1 2
Athlete's foot 1 0
Fingers swell and split open around cuticles 1 2
Prevent infection 1 1
Tinea corporis 1 1

Show all 6 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Clotrimazole topical

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Clotrimazole topical

Dosage Patients
1 g daily 1
1 g twice daily 1
2 g daily 1
1% as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Clotrimazole topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Clotrimazole topical

Duration

Currently taking Clotrimazole topical

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Clotrimazole topical

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 2
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3 patient evaluations for Clotrimazole topical

Apr 1, 2016 (Started Nov 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fungal infection of nail)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fingers swell and split open around cuticles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Advice & Tips: still effective
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Nov 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fungal infection of nail)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fingers swell and split open around cuticles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Advice & Tips: Fungi Cure is 25% Undecylenic Acid, which inhibits the spread of fungal cells to the skin around nails (cuticle). It is applied with an included small brush (like nail polish), making it difficult to state a dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 17, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tinea corporis)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: My ringworm got worse after using this for a week.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 19, 2011 (Started May 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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