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A 32-year-old member asked:

Clotrimazole and betamethasone effective for staph?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
NO: Clotrimazole is an antifungal drug. Betamethasone is a corticosteroid used to treat allergies. Neither has any antibacterial activity. Mupirocin (bactroban) ointment is used for staph. Aureus nasal decolonization.

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