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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
LAMISIL (terbinafine) OR LOTRIMIN: "YOU PAY YOUR MONEY AND YOU TAKE YOUR CHOICE." EITHER ARE OK FOR ATHLETES FOOT OR OTHER FUNGAL DISORDERS.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
32 years experience Holistic Medicine
Anti fungal tx: Useful allopathic drug to clear fungal infections such as athlete 's feet.
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lamisil (terbinafine): For most people lamisil (terbinafine) works better. Either may work for you and lotrimin tends to be cheaper.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Lagoutaris
17 years experience Podiatry
No Interactions: No interactions exist between these two drugs. However, caution is always advised with multiple medications. Make sure you read the side effects that ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They are 2 different anti-fungal medications.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Oral lamisil (terbinafine): Scalp fungus requires oral medications because the fungus is in the hair follicle and topical medications will not reach into the hair shaft.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea capitis: If the fungal infection is more widespread and deeper, you may need to take oral antifungals. I have found that for tinea capitis topical antifungals ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Yes&yes but only if: Lotrimin is an over-the-counter brand of clotrimazole which is an antifungal. While Lotrimin doesn't have specific adult vs pediatric guidelines, clot ... Read More
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