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Clotrimazole (Clotrimazole Topical) - Indications and Dosage



Clotrimazole cream USP is indicated for the topical treatment of candidiasis due to Candida albicans and tinea versicolor due to Malassezia furfur.

Clotrimazole is also available as a nonprescription item which is indicated for the topical treatment of the following dermal infections: tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum,Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis.


Gently massage sufficient clotrimazole cream into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day, in the morning and evening.

Clinical improvement, with relief of pruritis, usually occurs within the first week of treatment with clotrimazole cream. If the patient shows no clinical improvement after four weeks of treatment with clotrimazole cream, the diagnosis should be reviewed.


Clotrimazole cream USP, 1% is supplied in 15, 30, 45 and (2 x 45) gram tubes.

NDC 68462-181-17 (15 g)
NDC 68462-181-35 (30 g)
NDC 68462-181-47 (45 g)
NDC 68462-181-48 (2 x 45 g)

Store between 2o- 30oC (36o-86oF).

Manufactured by:

Glenmark Generics Ltd.
Colvale-Bardez, Goa 403 513, India

Manufactured for:

Glenmark Generics Inc., USA
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Questions? 1 (888)721-7115

August 2010

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