- What is clotrimazole, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for clotrimazole?
- Is clotrimazole available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for clotrimazole?
- What are the uses for clotrimazole?
- What are the side effects of clotrimazole?
- What is the dosage for clotrimazole?
- Is clotrimazole safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about clotrimazole?
What is the dosage for clotrimazole?
The troche (lozenge) should slowly dissolve in the mouth. One troche is administered 5 times daily for 14 days. Clotrimazole cream, lotion, or solution is applied to the affected and surrounding skin areas, generally twice daily in the morning and evening.
The vaginal cream is inserted via applicator once daily, preferably at night, for 7 consecutive days.
The 100 mg vaginal suppository is inserted once daily, preferably at bedtime, for 7 consecutive days.
The 200 mg vaginal suppository is inserted once daily for 3 days, preferably at bedtime.
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