Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule

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Introduction

Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat various types of vaginal infections associated with vaginal discharge. It fights against the infection by stopping the growth of infection-causing microorganisms. It also prevents the further spread of the infection.

Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule is to be used as per the label instructions or as suggested by your doctor. This medicine is only for vaginal application. You must wash your hands before and after using it. It is best to use this at bedtime regularly to get the most benefit. If there is any accidental exposure of the medicine to the eyes or mouth, you must wash it immediately. For better efficacy of the medicine, the course of the treatment should be completed even if you feel better. Do not use it more than the recommended dose.

Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule may lead to a few common side effects like mild irritation and burning sensation at the application site. If these side effects do not improve with time or worsen, inform your doctor. In case of any allergic reactions (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), it is advised to call for immediate medical help.

Before using it, tell your doctor if you have an underlying disease or are taking medicines for any health condition. The medicines that are used externally usually do not get affected by other medicines, however, you should let your doctor know if you are taking any medicines to ensure safety. Ask your doctor for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. During the course of the treatment, you must follow proper personal hygiene for a faster recovery.

Uses of Clotrimol Vaginal Capsule

  • Syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge

Benefits of Clotrimol Vaginal Capsule

In Syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge

Vaginal discharge is completely normal if it is not accompanied by other symptoms such as foul smell, change in color, sudden increase in the quantity, itching, irritation or burning sensation. These symptoms can be embarrassing as well as bothersome. Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule helps in effectively managing these symptoms by killing the organisms responsible for causing an infection of the vagina that can lead to such offensive symptoms.
Take it as prescribed by the doctor to get maximum benefit. Besides, always maintain good personal hygiene to avoid any vaginal infection. Always wipe from front to back after using the toilet each time, wear cotton underpants, bathe daily and avoid use of any sprays or deodorised products in the vaginal area. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts.

Side effects of Clotrimol Vaginal Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Clotrimol

  • Vaginal burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Irritation

How to use Clotrimol Vaginal Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Lie on your back and gently insert the capsule into the vagina as high as possible with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label.

How Clotrimol Vaginal Capsule works

Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Clindamycin and Clotrimazole. Clindamycin is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth in the vaginal tract by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from making their protective covering. Together, they treat your vaginal infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Clotrimol Vaginal Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule, use it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule is inserted into the vagina using an applicator, usually at night before going to bed.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • It can damage condoms and diaphragms and make them ineffective at preventing pregnancy. Ask your doctor about other suitable methods of preventing pregnancy.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not get improved within 3 days of taking the medicine.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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WHAT IS THE TREATMENT FOR LEUCORRHEA ( WHITE VAGINAL DISCHARGE) IN AYURVEDA
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi kindly use ashokarista (Baidhyanath) 15ml added with same quantity of water morning -evening after taking food
veginal regular discharge after sex . veginal regular discharge after sex
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Some amount of vaginal discharge is normal after sex as long as there is no burning or itching
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Clotrimol 100mg/200mg Vaginal Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Clindamycin phosphate. New York, NY: Pfizer; 2012. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedlinePlus. Clotrimazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. MedlinePluse. Clindamycin. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. DailyMed. Clotrimazole. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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817, "DEVPATH" B / h Lal Bungalow , Off C. G. Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380006.
Country of origin: India

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