3 Day Vaginal [OTC]; Alevazol [OTC]; Clotrimazole 3 Day [OTC]; Clotrimazole GRx [OTC]; Desenex [OTC]; Gyne-Lotrimin 3 [OTC]; Gyne-Lotrimin [OTC]; Lotrimin AF For Her [OTC]; Lotrimin AF [OTC] [DSC]; Pro-Ex Antifungal [OTC]; Shopko Athletes Foot [OTC]
Canesten Topical; Canesten Vaginal; Clotrimaderm; Trivagizole-3
- 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.
- If you have an allergy to clotrimazole or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
All skin products:
- If you have nail or scalp infections.
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- This drug may cause harm if swallowed. If this drug is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- If vaginal yeast infections happen often, talk with the doctor.
- Protect clothing and fabrics from staining.
- Do not use this drug if you have belly pain, fever, or bad-smelling vaginal discharge. Talk with your doctor.
- Do not use this drug for itching caused by a health problem other than a vaginal yeast infection. Talk with the doctor.
- Condoms or diaphragms may not work to prevent pregnancy or stop the spread of diseases passed through sex while using this drug and for a period of time after you stop this drug. You will need to use some other kind of birth control for some time after care ends. Be sure you know how long to do this. Talk with your doctor.
- Do not douche or use other vaginal products like tampons while you are using this drug. You may need to avoid these things for some time after care ends. Talk with your doctor.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad irritation where this drug is used.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Bad-smelling vaginal discharge.
- Belly pain.
- Irritation where this drug is used.
- Use as you have been told, even if your signs get better.
All skin products:
- Wash your hands before and after use. Do not wash your hands after use if putting this on your hand.
- Do not take this drug by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
- Put a thin layer on the affected skin and rub in gently.
- Do not use coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) unless told to do so by the doctor.
- Use cream vaginally.
- Use at bedtime for best results.
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- Do not take this drug by mouth. For vaginal use only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Dry outside vaginal area all the way after showering, bathing, or swimming. Change out of wet bathing suits or damp workout clothes right away.
- Do not have vaginal sex while using this drug.
- Use a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not use 2 doses or extra doses.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.