Pregnancy Category C (troche)
Pregnancy Category B (topical, vaginal)
Fungicidal and fungistatic: binds to fungal cell membrane with a resultant change in membrane permeability, allowing leakage of intracellular components, causing cell death.
- Treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis (troche)
- Local treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (moniliasis; vaginal preparations)
- Topical treatment of tinea pedia, tinea cruris, tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis; candidiasis due to Candida albicans; tinea versicolor due to Microsporum furfur (topical preparations)
Allergy to clotrimazole or components used in preparation
- GI: Nausea, vomiting, abnormal liver function tests
- GI: Lower abdominal cramps, bloating
- GU: Slight urinary frequency; burning or irritation in the sexual partner
- Dermatologic: Skin rash
- Local: Erythema, stinging, blistering, peeling, edema, pruritus, urticaria, general skin irritation
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