This combination medication is used to treat a variety of inflamed skin that is fungal such as ringworm, athlete's foot, and jock itch. This product contains 2 medications. Clotrimazole is an antifungal that is azole works by steering clear of the growth of fungus. Betamethasone is a strong corticosteroid that works by reducing the swelling, redness, and itching that develops in the skin disease.
This medication just isn't recommended for children younger than 17 years or for diaper rash.
Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist you get a refill before you start using this medication and each time. If you have any relevant questions, consult your medical professional or pharmacist.
If the lotion is being used by you kind with this medicine, shake the bottle well before each use.
Use this medication on the skin only. Neat and thoroughly dry the certain area to be treated. Apply a thin layer of the medication to the area that is affected gently scrub in, usually twice daily (in the morning and evening) or as directed by the doctor. Wash your hands after using unless this medication is being used by you to treat the hands. Do not wrap, cover, or bandage the certain area unless directed to achieve this by the doctor. Wear clothes that are loose-fitting applying the medication to your groin area.
Do not apply the medication in the optical eyes, nose, mouth, or inside the vagina. If you do get the medication in those certain areas, flush with a great amount of water.
The length and dosage of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated. Ringworm or jock itch is usually treated for 2 days, and athlete's foot is generally treated for 30 days. Usually do not use more than 45 grams associated with the cream or 45 milliliters of the cream per week unless directed and closely monitored by your doctor.
Do not apply more often or use longer than recommended. This may raise the risk of negative effects.
Make use of this medicine frequently to have the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.
Continue to make use of this medication before the prescribed that is full is finished, even if signs disappear after a few days. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to a return of the infection.
Inform your physician if your condition worsens or doesn't improve after 1 of treatment for jock itch or ringworm or 2 weeks of treatment for athlete's foot week.
Burning, tingling, dry skin, or stinging may possibly occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Keep in mind that your medical professional has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have side that is serious.
Inform your physician immediately if any of these unlikely but side that is serious occur: extreme new hair growth, skin thinning/discoloration, acne, stretch marks, "hair bumps" (folliculitis).
Hardly ever, it really is possible this medicine will be absorbed from the skin into the bloodstream. This can lead to side effects of too corticosteroid that is much. These side results are far more likely in children, and in those who utilize this medication for a time that is long over large areas of the skin. Tell your doctor right away if any of the adverse that is following happen: unusual/extreme tiredness, weight loss, headache, swelling ankles/feet, increased thirst/urination, vision problems.
A tremendously severe reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any one of the following symptoms of a significant allergic attack: rash, itching/swelling (especially regarding the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
It is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Into the US -
Call your medical professional for medical advice about side results. You may report adverse effects to Food And Drug Administration at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your medical professional for medical advice about side effects. You may report effects that are side wellness Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before applying this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any other allergies if you are allergic to clotrimazole or betamethasone; or to other azole antifungals (e.g., ketoconazole) or corticosteroids (e.g., triamcinolone); or. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergic reactions or other issues. Keep in touch with your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor or pharmacist your medical background, especially of: resistant system problems, poor blood circulation.
Care is advised when using this drug into the elderly simply because they may be more painful and sensitive to the results of the drug, especially thinning skin.
Rarely, utilizing corticosteroid medications for a long time or higher large areas of skin make it more burdensome for your body to react to physical stress. Therefore, before having surgery or emergency treatment, or if you get a serious illness/injury, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication or have used this medication within the past few months.
Though its unlikely, this medication may slow down a child's growth if useful for a long time. The effect on final adult height is unknown. See the doctor regularly so your son or daughter's height can be checked.
During pregnancy, this medication should really be used just when plainly required. Talk about the dangers and benefits with your doctor.
It is really not known whether this drug passes into breast milk when placed on the skin. Similar medications pass into breast milk when taken by mouth. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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