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Lotrimin AF Jock Itch

Generic name: Clotrimazole Topical [kloeTRIM-azole]
Brand names include: Anti-Fungal Liquid, FungiCURE Pump Spray, Lotrimin Cream for Ringworm (for Her), Lotrimin For Her (for Her), Lotrimin Jock Itch (for Him),…show all 9 brands
Drug class: topical antifungals

What is Lotrimin AF Jock Itch?

Lotrimin Af Jock Illness is a medication that combats infections caused by fungus.Lotrimin Jock Itch for the Skin is used to treat skin infections such as athletes' foot and jock itch.Lotrimin AF Jockitch can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Lotrimin AF Jock Itch

Seek immediate medical care if you have difficulty breathing, hives or swelling in the lips, face or throat.

Lotrimin AF Jock itch can cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Severe blistering on the treated skin
  • Swelling, redness, or oozing;
  • Itching or severe burning is one example of irritation.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. To report adverse effects, you can contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication.Tell your doctor about any medical conditions you may have, allergies and medications that you take.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to Lotrimin, do not use it.Lotrimin AF Jock itch should not harm an unborn child. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant while on treatment.It is unknown if Clotrimazole Topical can pass into breast milk or if it will harm a baby who is nursing. You should tell your doctor if a child is breastfed.

How to take Lotrimin AF Jock Itch?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.Do not swallow. Lotrimin AF Jock Itch should only be applied to the skin.You should wash your hands both before and after you use Lotrimin AF to treat Jock Itch, unless it is being used to treat a hand infection.Dry and clean the affected area. Apply a small amount (usually twice daily for two to four weeks) of the cream.Only cover the area treated if you are told to by your doctor. Avoid bandages and dressings that prevent air circulation. Use a light cotton-gauze dressing to protect clothing.Do not stop taking the medicine before it is completely cleared. You may experience symptoms before the infection has completely cleared. You may increase your chances of a re-infection that is resistant to the antifungal medication if you skip doses.If your symptoms worsen or your condition doesn't improve after four weeks of treatment, call your doctor.Keep away from moisture and heat at room temperature.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Apply the missed dose as soon you remember. Skip the missed dose if your next dose is near. You should not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Overdoses of Lotrimin Jock Itch are not dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical attention. You can also call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Do not get this medication into your eyes, mouth, nose, or other sensitive areas.Do not use other skin medications to treat the same areas that you are treating with Lotrimin Jock Itch, unless you have been told by your doctor.Avoid wearing clothing with tight-fitting synthetic fabrics that prevent air circulation. Clothing made from loose cotton or other natural fibres should be worn until the infection has healed.

Interaction with other drug

Clotrimazole applied topically is unlikely to be affected by other drugs that you may take orally or even inject. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines you take, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.