FAQs ABOUT CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL
Q: What is the use of CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL?
A: CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL is used to treat vaginal (genital) infections (Ex. vaginal candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis and mixed vaginal infections). It can also be used to cleanse the genital tract prior to any gynecological procedures.
Q: How CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL works?
A: CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL works by killing the susceptible microorganism that causes infection within the body. It is effective in treating both bacterial and fungal genital infections.
Q: How to use CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL?
CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL is for intravaginal use only. Lie down on your back and place your legs wide apart. Carefully insert the medicine deep into the vagina. Do not move faster, run or stand immediately after inserting the medicine. Wash your hands before and after inserting the medicine.
Q: How long should I use CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL?
A: Generally, treatment with CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL may last for 3 consecutive days. Therefore, you need to use CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Failing to do so may not result in adequate infection control.
Q: What shall I do if I forgot to use CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL?
A: If you forgot to use CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next application, skip the missed one and take the next dose. Do not insert too many medicines to compensate the missed doses.
Q: Is CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL safe?
A: CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL is safe at doses prescribed by the physician. Therefore, do not alter the dose of CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL without consulting your doctor.
Q: Can I stop using CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL without consulting your doctor?
A: No. You should not stop using CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL without consulting your doctor as it may reduce its effectiveness. Therefore, use CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.
Q: Can CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL be used in pregnant women?
A: CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor before using it.
Q: What are the side effects of using CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL?
A: In some patients, CLOTRIMOL SOFTGEL may cause mild vaginal itching or irritation, vaginal discharge and mild diarrhea. Consult your doctor if they trouble you.