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actavis clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Spencer
35 years experience Dermatology
Inflammatory fungus: Clotrimazole is an anti fungal medicine. Betamethasone is a steroid. The combination is useful for inflammatory diseases in areas prone to fungus, suc ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Antifungal & steroid: Clotrimazole is a very commonly used antifungal. Betamethasone is a fairly potent topical steroid that can reduce inflammation. A combination of the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infections: This combination of medicines (lotrisone) is used for the treatment of superficial fungal infections. It is best to have had some test to prove a fun ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The clotrimazole: Is an anti-fungal; betamethasonce a glucocorticoid that suppresses immune response, and inflammatory cells and that actually makes the infection worse ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
If Yeast is STD: Clotrimazole can be used for yeast. Not betamethasone. Neither can be used for any other STDs.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection . Totally wrong for acne. Tje betamethazone may help, bit the antifungal is a waist. Ta ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: There are short papers that support the benefit of these used together.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
No: None of those medications would be helpful in the resolution of shingles. Clotrimazole is an anti fungal cream and shingles is caused by a virus. Th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: Used more for yeast.

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