4th October 2019

mayoclinic
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What is the best over the counter antifungal cream?

Most fungal infections respond well to these topical agents, which include:
  • Clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF) cream or lotion.
  • Miconazole (Micaderm) cream.
  • Selenium sulfide (Selsun Blue) 1 percent lotion.
  • Terbinafine (Lamisil AT) cream or gel.
  • Zinc pyrithione soap.

Besides, what are the side effects of clotrimazole cream?

Clotrimazole Side Effects. The most common side effects of clotrimazole are redness, blistering, peeling, stinging, swelling, itching, hives, or burning at the site of application. Clotrimazole may also cause stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, or foul-smelling discharge (if using the vaginal product).

Is there a steroid in clotrimazole cream?

Betamethasone is steroid that reduces itching, swelling, and redness of the skin. Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus. Betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (for the skin) is used to treat fungal skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm.
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