Clotrimazole

*** PLEASE NOTE***
The information and instructions on the following pages should not replace those given to you by your doctor.


Clotrimazole is an antifungal cream used to locally treat fungal infections, mainly on the foot and the groin.

Do not use when

  • Your child has a known allergy to one of the ingredients
  • You are pregnant or nursing
  • For a prolonged period of time without consulting your doctor

Consult your doctor when

  • Your child is taking other medication
  • Your child has known allergies to food and/or drugs

Storing the Medication
Keep the medication in a cool, dark place and out of reach of children. Do not use past the expiration date.

Administering the Medication
Administer the medication as instructed by your physician. Rub a large amount of cream into the skin of the infected area. Keep the area dry to prevent more fungal growth. Clean the area prior to administering cream (Talc). If you are treating the feet, make sure to wash and dry each of the toes prior to administration. Do not use more than the recommended dose. If there is no improvement in 4 weeks - please see your doctor. Do not swallow. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes.

What should I do if I forget to put on the cream on time?
Put it on as soon as you remember.

When can I end treatment?
Finish the round as instructed by your physician. Even if your child shows improvement, it is recommended to keep administering for up to two weeks afterwards.

Side Effects
There are possible side effects.

Call your doctor when

  • Your child's condition worsens
  • Your child experiences side effects such as rashes, redness, blotchiness or swelling
  • If there is no improvement within four weeks

If treating the feet: make sure to wash and dry the toes thoroughly. Use cotton socks. Avoid synthetic material.