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what is actavis clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

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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, such as dyshydrotic dermatitis on the feet.
Answered on Apr 19, 2018

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If Yeast is STD: Clotrimazole can be used for yeast. Not betamethasone. Neither can be used for any other STDs.

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