Lotrimin or Clotrimazole is a medication for fungal treatments used for curing infections caused by fungus. The infections like vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush and infections caused by ring worms can be treated with this medicine. Athlete’s foot and Jock Itch can also be treated using this medicine. The medicine has been used for treatment of fungal infection not only in humans but in animals also. The drug is mainly used to treat the fungal infections of the skin. The medicine can also be used for treating the infection of the toes and feet. It terminates the fungus that develops in these parts and helps to cure fungal infection.
Generic Lotrimin (Clotrimazole Cream) can be obtained not only in cream for but also as a liquid and a spray that can also be applied to the affected region. Generic Lotrimin (Clotrimazole Cream) is the most popular way of using this medicine. But the hairy and large parts of the body which need the treatment have to be cured using a spray. The skin can feel a burning sensation on applying which can be cured using the medicine in combination with a steroid cream known as Hydrocortisone. The vaginal and oral thrush can also be cured with this cream. Many dermal infections can also be treated using this medicine. Such creams need to be used only after consulting doctors for allergies and medical conditions if any.
A majority of females can have vaginal thrush which is due to the yeast infection caused by a fungus known as Candida SPP and also by Candida albicans. The itching and redness of the genital area can be caused due to the fungal infections. And Lotrimin can be beneficial in curing such infections. The white coloured thick cream like discharge occurs from the vagina which causes the infection in the area. Generic Lotrimin (Clotrimazole Cream) is thus helpful in terminating this vaginal yeast infection. The drug treats the vagina by applying it outside the vagina, or using an applicator to apply the Generic Lotrimin (Clotrimazole Cream) inside the genital area. The drug can be bought after prescription of a doctor from pharmacists. It can also be bought without a prescription but that is not advisable.