Clotrimazole Troche Side Effects

Generic Name: clotrimazole

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of clotrimazole. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Clotrimazole Troche.

Not all side effects for Clotrimazole Troche may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to clotrimazole: lozenge/troche

Along with its needed effects, clotrimazole (the active ingredient contained in Clotrimazole Troche) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Some side effects of clotrimazole may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Note: Some of the side effects, such as abdominal or stomach cramping or pain or diarrhea, usually occur only when the medicine is swallowed

  • Abdominal or stomach cramping or pain
  • diarrhea
  • itching
  • nausea or vomiting
  • unpleasant mouth sensations

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to clotrimazole: oral lozenge, topical cream, topical lotion, topical powder, topical solution, vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal kit, vaginal tablet

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have been reported rarely. These have included stomach upset, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. Dry mouth or taste alterations have also been reported.

Hepatic

Hepatic side effects have included mild transient elevations in liver function tests. These have included elevated SGOT levels (15%) in patients in clinical trials.

Dermatologic

Dermatological side effects have included pruritus.

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