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Gyne-Lotrimin

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/2/2021
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What Is Gyne-Lotrimin?

Gyne-Lotrimin (clotrimazole vaginal cream) is an antifungal medication used to treat vaginal candida (yeast) infections. Gyne-Lotrimin is available over-the-counter and in generic versions.

What Are Side Effects of Gyne-Lotrimin?

Common side effects of Gyne-Lotrimin include:

  • vaginal or urethral burning/itching/pain/irritation,
  • an increased need to urinate, or
  • lower abdominal cramps.

Seek immediate medical attention if you have rare but serious symptoms of a serious allergic reaction to Gyne-Lotrimin including:

  • rash,
  • itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat),
  • severe dizziness, or
  • trouble breathing.

Dosage for Gyne-Lotrimin

Fill the applicator with the cream and then insert one applicatorful dose of Gyne-Lotrimin cream into the vagina every day, preferably at bedtime. Dispose of applicator after use. Repeat this procedure with a new applicator for 7 consecutive days. In order to kill the yeast completely, you must use Gyne-Lotrimin the full seven days, even if symptoms are relieved sooner.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Gyne-Lotrimin?

Gyne-Lotrimin may interact with other vaginal creams or douches used at the same time. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Gyne-Lotrimin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Do not use Gyne-Lotrimin for self-treatment if you are pregnant. During pregnancy, Gyne-Lotrimin should be used only when recommended by your doctor. If you are pregnant, follow your doctor's instructions on how to use the applicator to insert this medication. It is unknown whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Gyne-Lotrimin (clotrimazole vaginal cream) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using clotrimazole topical and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe blistering of treated skin;
  • swelling, redness, or oozing; or
  • severe burning, itching, or other irritation.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Gyne-Lotrimin (Clotrimazole Vaginal Cream)

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Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Gyne-Lotrimin (Clotrimazole Vaginal Cream)

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