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Lotrisone Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- What are the possible side effects of betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- What is the most important information I should know about betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- How should I use betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lotrisone)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lotrisone)?
- What should I avoid while using betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- What other drugs will affect betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lotrisone)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Lotrisone)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of betamethasone and clotrimazole applied to the skin is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, mouth, and nose, or on your lips. If it does get into any of these areas, wash with water. Do not use betamethasone and clotrimazole topical on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, irritated, or broken skin.
Avoid wearing tight-fitting clothing that doesn't allow air circulation. Until the infection is healed, wear clothing that is made of natural fibers such as cotton.
What other drugs will affect betamethasone and clotrimazole topical (Lotrisone)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied betamethasone and clotrimazole. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about betamethasone and clotrimazole topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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