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Lotrisone

Lotrisone

SIDE EFFECTS

Adverse reactions reported for LOTRISONE® (clotrimazole and betamethasone) Cream in clinical trials were paresthesia in 1.9% of patients, and rash, edema, and secondary infection, each in less than 1% of patients.

Adverse reactions reported for LOTRISONE® (clotrimazole and betamethasone) Lotion in clinical trials were burning and dry skin in 1.6% of patients and stinging in less than 1% of patients.

The following local adverse reactions have been reported with topical corticosteroids and may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence: itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, capillary fragility (ecchymoses), telangiectasia, and sensitization (local reactions upon repeated application of product). In the pediatric population, reported adverse events for LOTRISONE (clotrimazole and betamethasone) Cream include growth retardation, benign intracranial hypertension, Cushing's syndrome (HPA axis suppression), and local cutaneous reactions, including skin atrophy.

Systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids has produced reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glucosuria in some patients.

Adverse reactions reported with the use of clotrimazole are as follows: erythema, stinging, blistering, peeling, edema, pruritus, urticaria, and general irritation of the skin.

Read the Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

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Read the Lotrisone Drug Interactions Center for a complete guide to possible interactions

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/10/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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