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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. Zahid Niazi
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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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Is clotrimazole safe to use on my penis?

Is clotrimazole safe to use on my penis?

Probably: But it's only for yeast and ringworm. How do you know you have a fungus infection? Shouldn't you ask your doctor. Also, if you have such an infection, your partner needs to be treated simultaneously. ...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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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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