FAQs ABOUT CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT
Q: What is CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT used for?
A: CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT contains Clotrimazole, which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is used in the treatment of oral candidiasis or thrush. These infections are caused by a yeast-like fungus called Candida. oral candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection which is caused by the accumulation of the fungus in the mouth region affecting the mouth, tongue and regions around it.
Q: How does CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT work?
A: CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT works by preventing the fungus' growth. Clotrimazole works by blocking the production of enzymes responsible for the growth of fungal cells. This inhibition results in the breakage of cell membranes and fungal cell abnormalities, finally leading to alterations in the membrane-based activity of fungus. These lead to fungal cell death and the prevention of further fungal growth.
Q: How should I use CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT?
A: Always use CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT as directed by your physician. If you are using any dentures, remove them before applying CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT. CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT is meant to treat oral fungal infections only and so should not be used for infections of other organs.
Q: Can I use CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT for athletes’ foot?
A: No, do not take CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT for other fungal infections; it is intended to treat oral fungal infections. Consult your doctor before using it.
Q: What are the side effects of CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT?
A: The common side effects of CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT are abnormal liver functioning, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, itching and abnormal taste.
Q: Can CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
A: In pregnant women, CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT should be used with caution. CLOTREX MOUTH PAINT is not recommended for use by breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.