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DEFUNGIN P 1% CREAM

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MRP: Rs. 15.50 for 1 tube(s) (10 GM cream each)
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Composition for DEFUNGIN P

Clotrimazole Topical(1%)

food interaction for DEFUNGIN P

alcohol interaction for DEFUNGIN P

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lactation interaction for DEFUNGIN P

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Defungin p 1% cream at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Defungin p 1% cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Defungin p 1% cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DEFUNGIN P

Clotrimazole Topical(1%)

Uses

Defungin p 1% cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Clotrimazole belongs to a class of medications called as antifungals. It works by preventing the growth of fungi that cause the infection.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Skin redness

SUBSTITUTES for DEFUNGIN P

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  • CANITROSS 1% CREAM
    (50 GM cream in tube)
    Albatross Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.40/GM of cream
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  • CANITROSS 1% CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Albatross Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.30/GM of cream
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    save 16% more per GM of cream
  • LOTRIL 1% CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Gufic Bioscience Ltd
    Rs. 5.56/GM of cream
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    pay 259% more per GM of cream
  • KIVZOLE 1% CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Kivi Labs Ltd
    Rs. 3.07/GM of cream
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    pay 98% more per GM of cream
  • MONCID 1% CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Dermo Care Laboratories
    Rs. 2.90/GM of cream
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    Rs. 43.50
    pay 87% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice for DEFUNGIN P

  • Do not use clotrimazole topical for vaginal infections if you are menstruating.
  • Do not take clotrimazole pessary by mouth. Avoid direct contact of cream or drops with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Do not use tampons, vaginal douches, spermicides, or other vaginal products while using clotrimazole for vaginal infections.
  • Avoid vaginal intercourse during treatment of vaginal infections.
  • Do not use the vaginal tablets in children younger than 16 years.
  • Tell your doctor if you have had two infections of fungal vaginitis in the last six months, history of sexually transmitted disease (STD) or exposed to a partner with STD, or have pregnancy or suspected pregnancy.
  • Tell your doctor before using clotrimazole, if you have any of the following symptoms: irregular or abnormal vaginal bleeding, a blood-stained discharge, vulval or vaginal ulcers, blisters or sores, lower abdominal pain, fever or chills, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, or foul smelling vaginal discharge.
  • Seek immediate medical advice if symptoms do not relieve within a week of using vaginal cream or tablets, or infection recurs more than twice within six months.
  • Patients allergic to clotrimazole or other imidazole antifungal medications or any of its ingredients. 
  • It should not given to patients who never had a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed by a doctor.
  • It should not take if patient is who have itching caused by a condition other than a yeast infection.

Frequently asked questions for DEFUNGIN P

Clotrimazole Topical

Q.Is clotrimazole a steroid?
Clotrimazole is an imidazole antifungal medication and not a steroid.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)