What is clotrimazole?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) An Anti fungal agent for yeast infections of mouth, vagina & skin, such as Athlete's foot & body ringworms, and to prevent oral thrush.

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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.

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone cream used for?

Way too many things. This is a sore point among dermatologists. Clotrimazole is an antifungal, Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory; so the combination cream is used by many docs who are too lazy to figure out whether a rash is an eczema or a ringworm. Unfortunately, it doesn't work very well on either one, for most people.

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream?

Antifungal & steroid. Clotrimazole is a very commonly used antifungal. Betamethasone is a fairly potent topical steroid that can reduce inflammation. A combination of the two is called Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) and is available by prescription.

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

Fungal infections. This combination of medicines (lotrisone) is used for the treatment of superficial fungal infections. It is best to have had some test to prove a fungus is present before using. The Clotrimazole takes car of the fungus and the Betamethasone helps reduce the inflammation (redness) that can often be present.

What are clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

The clotrimazole. Is an anti-fungal; betamethasonce a glucocorticoid that suppresses immune response, and inflammatory cells and that actually makes the infection worse.

What are lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) and clotrimazole used for?

To treat fungus. Both are antifungals and are used to treat athlete's foot and other fungual and superficial infections.