Lotrimin

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Lotrimin purchase.


Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Lotrimin before taking it.

Lotrimin

What is Lotrimin

Lotrimin is an antifungal medication. It is like an antibiotic but is used to treat yeast infections.
Oral Lotrimin is used to treat and prevent yeast infections of the mouth and throat.
Lotrimin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in Lotrimin guide.

Lotrimin side effects

Stop taking Lotrimin and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction.
Side effects are not likely to occur with Lotrimin. Continue to take Lotrimin and talk to your doctor if you experience
  • nausea or stomach upset,
  • vomiting,
  • itching, or
  • an unpleasant sensation in the mouth.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)

Lotrimin dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Oral Thrush:

Treatment: 10 mg troche orally 5 times a day for 14 days.
Prophylaxis: 10 mg orally 3 times a day for immunosuppressed patients that include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or steroid therapy utilized in the treatment of leukemia, solid tumors, or renal transplantation. Continue treatment for the duration of chemotherapy or until steroids are reduced to maintenance levels.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Oral Thrush:

Greater than 3 years:
Treatment: 10 mg troche orally 5 times a day for 14 days.
Prophylaxis: 10 mg orally 3 times a day for immunosuppressed patients that include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or steroid therapy utilized in the treatment of leukemia, solid tumors, or renal transplantation. Continue treatment for the duration of chemotherapy or until steroids are reduced to maintenance levels.

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Lotrimin medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
NoStrengthProvided1 $9.93USA


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
CTL Skin 30 gm Cream $1.03
1 %15 gm$0.30
10 mg x 1 g x 15g $0.30
CTM cream 10 mg x 1 g x 15g $0.30BDH
CTM 15 gm Cream $0.30
CTM 10mg x 1g CRM / 15g $0.30
Candid 1 % x 15 mL x 1's $3.90
CANDID 1% LOTION 1 bottle(s) (30 ML lotion each) $1.88Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Candid Skin 15 gm Gel Gel $0.41
Candid Ear 10 ml Drop $0.51
Candid 1% w/w PWD / 100g $0.61
Candid Skin 15 ml Lotion $0.82
CANDID topical powd 1 % w/w x 50g $0.85Glenmark
Candid 1% w/w GEL / 15g $0.98
Candid Mouth Gel $1.07Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Candid 1% w/w Gel $1.40Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
100 mg/1%3 pkg$73.86Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
100 mg/1%mg, %3 package$73.86Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
100 mg/1%mg, %30 package$738.60Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
NoStrengthProvided1 pack$15.49Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
NoStrengthProvided1 pack$15.49Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 %50 g$17.85Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 %50 g$17.89Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 %50 g$17.94Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 %50 g$22.76Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
100 mg6 Tablet$0.58
200 mg3 Tablet$0.50
CANESTEN VAGINAL Vaginal Tablet / 500mg (1 units) $0.36Bayer (India)
CANESTEN VAGINAL Vaginal Tablet / 100mg (3 units) $0.36Bayer (India)
CANESTEN VAGINAL Vaginal Tablet / 200mg (6 units) $0.40Bayer (India)
CANESTEN VAGINAL Vaginal Cream / 20mg per gm (30gm units) $0.91Bayer (India)
500 mg1 Tablet$0.08
Cano Vaginal Pessary Pessary $0.08
100 mg6 Tablet$0.53
Cloben VT Vaginal 200 mg Pessary $0.16
Cloben VT Vaginal Pessary 100 mg Pessary $0.09
1 %15 gm$0.38
1 %50 g$25.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 %50 g$25.50Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 %100 gram$24.00Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
1 %(50gm)1 $24.00Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
10 mg140 $161.77Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
10 mg140 $166.10Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
20 gm1 $18.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
30 gm1 $21.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 gm1 $65.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
Clotrimazol 100mg - 6 Vaginal Tablets $10.40
Clotrimazol 20ml - 1 Spray $14.60
Clotrim 1% vaginal cream $0.18
Desenex 1% cream $0.33
Clotrimazole 1% cream $0.53
Lotrimin 1% cream $1.28
Clotrimazole 15 gm Cream $0.24
Clotrimazole 1% Cream 45 gm Tube $49.99
Fungicon 50mg Capsule $0.16Micro Labs Ltd
Fungicon 150mg Capsule $0.28Micro Labs Ltd
Fungicon 150 mg Tablet $0.45
100 mg6 Tablet$0.38
Gixaderm 100 mg x 30's $28.80
Gixaderm 500 mg x 10's $67.80
Imidil 100mg Vaginal Tablet $0.18Hetero Drugs Ltd
1 % w/w x 15ml $0.35
IMIDIL topical powd 1 % w/w x 30g $0.37Hetero HC
Imidil 1%w/w CRM / 15g $0.42
Imidil 1% w/w Dusting Powder $0.90Hetero Drugs Ltd
1 %15 gm$0.16
Imidil Plus Skin 10 gm Cream $0.16
15 g $0.16
Imidil Plus 15g CRM $0.16
Imidil Plus Clotrimazole 1 % w/w, Beclometasone dipropionate0.025 % w/w, Gentamycin 0.1 %w/w, Benzyl alcohol 1 % w/w. CRM / 15g $0.16
IMIDIL PLUS vag cream 15g $0.16Hetero HC
Nestic 100 mg x 6's $0.75
Surfaz 1% Dusting Powder $1.59Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Surfaz 1%w/w PWD / 30g $0.33
1 % w/v x 15ml $0.39
Surfaz Skin 15 ml Solution $0.47
Surfaz Vaginal Pessary Pessary $0.09
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Lotrimin - Frequently asked Questions

Can Lotrimin be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Who should not take Lotrimin?

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have liver disease. You may not be able to take Lotrimin, or you may need a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment.

Lotrimin is not absorbed through your stomach. It will not treat fungal infections in any part of your body other than your mouth and throat. Talk to your doctor if you have another type of fungal infection such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, or a vaginal yeast infection.

Oral Lotrimin is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether Lotrimin will harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether Lotrimin will harm a nursing baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

The safety and effectiveness of Lotrimin have not been established for children younger than 3 years of age.

What other drugs will affect Lotrimin?

Since Lotrimin is not absorbed by your body, drug interactions are not expected. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

How should I take Lotrimin?

Take Lotrimin exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

The troches should be allowed to dissolve slowly in your mouth. Suck on one troche at a time until it is completely dissolved, usually 30 minutes.

Do not chew or swallow the troches whole.

The troches are usually used five times a day. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Store Lotrimin at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Can Lotrimin be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Lotrimin be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Lotrimin, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Lotrimin. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology