Clofresh is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus.
Clofresh (for the skin) is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections.
Clofresh may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
Clofresh Cream: Clofresh cream is an antifungal cream used to treat skin infections caused by dermatophytes, fungi, yeasts, moulds, etc [eg, athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm of the body, cutaneous candidiasis (candida infection of the skin which may occur in diaper areas in babies, in armpits, groins or areas under the breasts)], pityriasis versicolor (commonly called white spots).
Clofresh cream can also be used for erythrasma (a skin infection caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium minutissimum and usually affects areas with skin folds eg, the groin, armpits, between toes).
Clofresh cream can also be used for female fungal infections of the vaginal area. It can also be used in males where inflammation is present in the penis, caused by yeast fungi (Candida vulvitis and Candida balanitis).
Skin infections caused by fungi (eg, dermatophytes, yeasts, moulds) is treated with an antifungal product (eg, Clofresh cream).
Clofresh powder may be used as an adjuvant to the previously mentioned treatment or as a follow-up treatment (prevention of reinfection) of the previously mentioned fungal infections (dermatomycoses) and erythrasma.
How should I use Clofresh?
Use Clofresh as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
An extra patient leaflet is available with Clofresh. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about this information.
Clofresh is for vaginal use only. Do not use it rectally or take by mouth.
Suppositories - Using the applicator provided, insert 1 suppository high into the vagina at bedtime for 7 days.
Clofresh comes with one applicator to be used for all 7 days of treatment. Do not throw away applicator after use. Separate the pieces of the applicator and wash with warm, soapy water immediately after use. Rinse thoroughly. Make sure the applicator is completely dry before the next use.
External cream - Squeeze a small amount of cream onto your finger and gently spread the cream onto the itchy, irritated skin outside the vagina as directed by your doctor or on the packaging.
Wash your hands immediately after using Clofresh.
To clear up your infection completely, use Clofresh for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
If you miss a dose of Clofresh, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Clofresh.
Uses of Clofresh in details
There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
Clofresh is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina, mouth, ear and skin, such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, thrush, or otitis externa (inflammation of outer ear).
Each gram of cream and topical powder contains clotrimazole 0.01 g.
Clofresh Cream is odourless, can be washed off and does not stain.
Generic name: clotrimazole
Dosage form: Troche for
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Clofresh® Troches are administered only as a lozenge that must be slowly dissolved in the mouth. The recommended dose is one troche five times a day for fourteen consecutive days. Only limited data are available on the safety and effectiveness of the clotrimazole troche after prolonged administration; therefore, therapy should be limited to short term use, if possible.
For prophylaxis to reduce the incidence of oropharyngeal candidiasis in patients immunocompromised by conditions that include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or steroid therapy utilized in the treatment of leukemia, solid tumors, or renal transplantation, the recommended dose is one troche three times daily for the duration of chemotherapy or until steroids are reduced to maintenance levels.
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In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by Clofresh (the active ingredient contained in Clofresh). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking Clofresh, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
Skin rash, hives, blistering, burning, itching, peeling, redness, stinging, swelling, or other sign of skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
DailyMed. "BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE; CLOTRIMAZOLE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
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