Desenex Antifungal Cream Side Effects
Generic name: clotrimazole topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about clotrimazole topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Desenex Antifungal Cream.
Some side effects of Desenex Antifungal Cream 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: oral lozenge, topical cream, topical lotion, topical powder, topical solution, vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal kit, vaginal tablet
Stop using clotrimazole vaginal and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, face, or tongue; or hives).
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. These include burning, itching, irritation of the skin, and an increased need to urinate.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
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 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 system effects associated with intravaginal use have included burning, itching, cramping, pain, and bleeding. Vulvar lesions and rash have rarely been reported.