Clotrimazole topical Side Effects

Some side effects of clotrimazole topical may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to clotrimazole topical: topical cream, topical lotion, topical solution

Along with its needed effects, clotrimazole topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking clotrimazole topical:

  • Skin rash, hives, blistering, burning, itching, peeling, redness, stinging, swelling, or other sign of skin irritation not present before use of this medicine

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to clotrimazole topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical lotion, topical powder, topical solution, topical spray, vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal kit, vaginal tablet

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included erythema, stinging, blistering, peeling, edema, itching, burning, and general skin irritation. Contact dermatitis, confirmed by patch testing, has been documented.

Genitourinary

Genitourinary system effects associated with intravaginal use have included burning, itching, cramping, pain, and bleeding. Vulvar lesions and rash have rarely been reported.

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