Overview

Uses of Lotril Lotion

Lotril Lotion is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.

Lotril Lotion side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Lotril Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Lotril Lotion works

Lotril Lotion is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.

Lotril Lotion related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lotril Lotion 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Lotril Lotion is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lotril Lotion
Candid Lotion
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.76/ml of Lotion
37% costlier
Surfaz Topical Solution
Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3.69/ml of Solution
35% costlier
Canesten Topical Solution
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3.72/ml of Solution
36% costlier
Clotrin Lotion
NuLife Pharmaceuticals
₹3.76/ml of Lotion
37% costlier
Candex Lotion
Karlin Pharmaceuticals & Exports Pvt Ltd
₹3.2/ml of Lotion
17% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lotril Lotion to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

FAQs

Q. Is clotrimazole a steroid/ used for thrush/ good for ringworm/ good for toenail fungus?
Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication and not a steroid. It is used for treating thrush, ringworm. It may be used for toenail fungus; however its efficacy in this case is not completely established. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is clotrimazole available over the counter?
Yes, clotrimazole cream is available over the counter. But if this is the first time you have had vaginal itching and discomfort, talk with a physician before using clotrimazole
Q. Is clotrimazole better than miconazole?
Although clotrimazole and miconazole are different drugs, they work in similar ways. Both are used for treatment of fungal infection, primarily yeast. Despite these similarities, they are often used in different parts of the body and they have different active ingredients and so cannot be compared. Both medications work well, but one of them may work better for some people than others. Check with your doctor for more details
Q. Is candida a steroid/ curable/ contagious/ a STD/ dangerous/ curable/ a steroid cream/ infection dangerous?
Candida is a yeast, a form of fungus. It causes infections such as candidiasis or thrush in humans and other animals. Individuals with Candida infections are not usually contagious, though in some settings immunocompromised people can catch the infection. The infection does not usually spread by sexual contact. Candida infection is curable but if not treated early it can result in a serious infection
Q. Is canesten hydrocortisone for thrush?
Canesten HC cream contains two active ingredients, clotrimazole (antifungal medicine used to treat infections with fungi and yeasts) and hydrocortisone (corticosteroid medicine that is applied to the skin to relieve the symptoms of inflammation). It is used to treat vaginal thrush.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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MRP
41.1
15 ml in 1 bottle
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