FAQs ABOUT CLOTREX CREAM
Q: What is CLOTREX CREAM used for?
A: CLOTREX CREAM is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm (fungal infection of the skin or scalp), athlete’s foot (fungal infection between the toes), fungal nappy rash (skin rash affecting the nappy area) and fungal sweat rash. It also relieves irritation of the vulva (external thrush) or at the end of the penis, which may be associated with thrush.
Q: How does CLOTREX CREAM work?
A: CLOTREX CREAM acts by specifically inhibiting the biosynthesis of ergosterol and other sterols (enzymes) required for cell membrane production, therefore it inhibits the division and growth of fungi eventually leading to cell death, which further prevents fungal growth.
Q: What are the side effects of CLOTREX CREAM?
A: The side effects that can be associated with the use of CLOTREX CREAM are itching, rash, blisters, burning, discomfort, swelling, irritation, tingling or prickling sensation, redness and peeling of the skin. Consult your doctor immediately if any of the side effects get worse
Q: Can CLOTREX CREAM be used in children?
A: No, the safety and effectiveness of CLOTREX CREAM are not established in children. Consult the child’s doctor to select a suitable alternative therapy for your child depending upon the type of infection.
Q: Does CLOTREX CREAM cause an allergic reaction?
A: CLOTREX CREAM may cause allergic reactions rarely in some individuals. Signs include rash, swelling of the lips, throat, tongue or face, feeling faint or dizzy, weakness, nausea and swallowing or breathing problems. If you experience this effect, consult your doctor immediately.