Clotrimazole is an antifungal medicine which is used to treat skin infections caused by a fungus (yeast). It works by killing the fungus that is causing the infection. Clotrimazole Cream 1% is an extremely effective cream which will help to relieve the irritation itching and discomfort that comes with a fungal infection.
What can Clotrimazole Cream 1% be used for?
Clotrimazole is a popular treatment as it can be used in adults and children for lots of different fungal infections and can be used alongside other treatments and medicines. The most common conditions that Clotrimazole Cream 1% is used to treat are listed below:
How to use Clotrimazole Cream 1%
- Thrush; vaginal and penile
- Athlete's foot
- Fungal sweat rash (rash in folds of skin)
- Fungal nappy rash
Please read all of the enclosed leaflet before the first use of this product. Directions for use - adults, the elderly and children: Wash your hands thoroughly and ensure they are clean before applying the cream. Begin to apply a thin layer of the cream evenly, into the affected area of skin. This should be repeated two or three times a day and should be continued for at least two weeks.When should Clotrimazole Cream 1% not be used?
Please read all of the enclosed leaflet before the first use of this product. Do not use this product if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients listed. Clotrimazole Cream 1% should only be used for external use. Discuss with your Doctor or Pharmacist before use of this cream if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This product can be used to treat fungal nappy rash however, there are several different causes of nappy rash. Therefore it would be best to discuss with your Doctor or Pharmacist before purchasing to see if this product is correct for your child's condition.Does Clotrimazole Cream 1% have any side effects?
Please read all of the enclosed leaflet before the first use of this product. Similar to all medications, Clotrimazole Cream 1% can indeed have side effects however, these may not effect everyone. These side effects include symptoms caused by a severe allergic reaction, such as:
Can I buy Clotrimazole Cream 1% over the counter?
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
- Feeling weak, dizzy, faint or sick
- If you experience any of these side effects please terminate the use of the product and seek medical attention.
Clotrimazole Cream can be bought over the counter. You do not require a prescription to purchase Clotrimazole however, you will be required to complete a short online consultation before we can take the request. The online consultation consists of a few relevant questions to ensure our Pharmacist knows you are eligible for this medication. The online consultation also allows our Pharmacist to be sure this is the correct product for your current condition.