Canesten Cream (Lotrimin Cream)1%

Canesten Cream (Lotrimin Cream)1%

$1.96

Each tube of Canesten contains 1% Clotrimazole used to treat fungal infections of the skin, vaginal yeast infections, and more fungal infections.

ATC Classification: D01AC01
Active Ingrediant: Clotrimazole
Generic Name: Canesten Cream
Manufacturer: Bayer
Strength: 1%
Dosage Type: Cream
Packaging Type: Tube in Box
Contains: 1 Tube

Description

Clotrimazole Information

Pronunciation

(kloe TRIM a zole)

 

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin.

• This drug is used to treat vaginal yeast infections.

• It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Application site irritation or edema

• Burning

• Blisters or sores that ooze, drain, or crust over

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Foul-smelling vaginal discharge

• Abdominal pain

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

 

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Clotrimazole may be confused with co-trimoxazole

Lotrimin may be confused with Lotrisone

International issues:

Cloderm: Brand name for clotrimazole [Germany], but also brand name for alclomethasone [Indonesia]; clobetasol [China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand]; clocortolone [US, Canada]

Canesten: Brand name for clotrimazole [multiple international markets] may be confused with Canesten Bifonazol Comp brand name for bifonazole/urea [Austria]; Canesten Extra brand name for bifonazole [China, Germany]; Canesten Extra Nagelset brand name for bifonazole/urea [Denmark]; Canesten Fluconazole brand name for fluconazole [New Zealand]; Canesten Oasis brand name for sodium citrate [Great Britain]; Canesten Once Daily brand name for bifonazole [Australia]; Canesten Oral brand name for fluconazole [United Kingdom]; Cenestin brand name for estrogens (conjugated A/synthetic) [US, Canada]

 

Storage and Stability

Recommendations vary by manufacturer. Some products are only recommended to be stored at controlled room temperature and others may be stored under refrigeration or at room temperature; refer to manufacturer’s labeling for product-specific storage recommendations.

 

Adverse Reactions

Vaginal: Genitourinary: Vulvovaginal burning

Rare but important or life-threatening: Burning sensation of the penis (of sexual partner), polyuria, pruritus vulvae, vaginal discharge, vulvar pain, vulvar swelling

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Bayer

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