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 +====== Clotrimazole ======
 +Clotrimazole is used to treat yeast [[infection]]s of the vagina, mouth, and [[skin]] such as athlete'​s foot, jock itch, and body ringworm. It can also be used to prevent oral thrush in certain patients.
  
 +===== clotrimazole =====
 +(klōtrim´zōl´),​
 +//n// 
 +**brand names:** Lotrimin, Canesten, Gyne-Lotrimin,​ Mycelex-7, Mycelex Troches; ​
 +**drug class:** inidazole antiinfective; ​
 +**action:** interferes with fungal [[DNA]] replication; ​
 +**uses:** [[tinea pedis]], tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea vesicolor, and 
 +C. albicans infection of the oral cavity, pharynx, vulva, and vagina.
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 +A broad-spectrum antifungal drug used topically to treat a variety of superficial fungal infections, including [[candidiasis]] and tinea.
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