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Doctor insights on: Tolnaftate Vs Clotrimazole

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Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for jock itch?

Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for jock itch?

Lamisil (terbinafine) spray/cream: Whereas the other two just keep the fungus from spreading (known as a fungualstatic medication), Lamisil (terbinafine) is actually a fungualcidal medication. Spend the extra money on Lamisil (terbinafine) and make definitive progress. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Tolnaftate (Definition)

Tolnaftate is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


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What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

Lamisil/Hydrocortiso: Use Lamisil (terbinafine) and apply to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area
each day for a period of one month. The first week pair this with Hydrocortisone 1% daily. If this fails to resolve the problem then best to be seen to consider other causes. You may need an oral antifungal if the topical regimen fails and the lesion is determined to truly be ringworm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Which is better tolnafate or clotrimazole?

Which is better tolnafate or clotrimazole?

Topical creams: Tolnafate is a topical steroid - betamethasone - and clotrimazole is a topical antifungal cream. They have different applications, though sometimes topical steroids are used in combination with topical antifungals. You should discuss with your provider or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole cream generally used for?

What is clotrimazole cream generally used for?

Fungus/yeast: The only conditions treated with clotrimazole cream are infections with yeasts or other fungi. There are vaginal products for vaginal yeast infections, and creams to use on rashes caused by fungi, such as ringworm. ...Read more

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Does butenafine work better than clotrimazole?

Does butenafine work better than clotrimazole?

Both are anti-: Fungals great for "jock itch" but completely ineffective against a yeast, Candida Albicans that needs a different product. Nizoral/ketoconazole or monistat. I knwo of know facts supporting one over the other. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole/betameth cream okay for diabetes?

Is clotrimazole/betameth cream okay for diabetes?

Yes/No: Even though the steroid portion of this drug is topical, it is absorbed into the system to some degree and overuse could cause a rise in your blood sugar. Used resonably as directed by your doc, there should be no problem at all. Rj. ...Read more

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Help please! Could clotrimazole used for eczema?

Help please! Could clotrimazole used for eczema?

Clotrimazole: Clotrimazole is used to treat fungal infections. Eczema is not a fungal infection so clotrimazole will will not be effective in treating eczema. ...Read more

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Why does tinactin (tolnaftate) work on a neck rash?

Why does tinactin (tolnaftate) work on a neck rash?

A fungus infection: Tinactin (tolnaftate) works on fungal infections usually the tinea type. ...Read more

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Lotrimin ultra or lamisil, (terbinafine) which is better?

LAMISIL (terbinafine) OR LOTRIMIN: "YOU PAY YOUR MONEY AND YOU TAKE YOUR CHOICE."
EITHER ARE OK FOR ATHLETES FOOT OR OTHER FUNGAL DISORDERS. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lotrimin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lotrimin allergy?

Lotrimin allergy: Lotrimin is an antifungal medication. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/lotrimin-cream. Html ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Tinactin (Definition)

Tinactin is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

Clotrimazole is a mouth/lip preparation which is a kind of ...Read more