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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Clotrimazole (clotrimazole topical) is a member of the following drug classes: azole antifungals, mouth and throat products and is used to treat Oral Thrush.

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UK matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent

Imidazole derivative

Chemical Names


1H-Imidazole, 1-[(2-chlorophenyl)diphenylmetyl]-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Clotrimazole (OS: USAN, DCF, BAN, JAN)
  • Bay 5097 (IS: Bayer)
  • Chlortritylimidazol (IS)
  • FB b 5097 (IS)
  • PCPIM (IS)
  • Clotrimazol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Clotrimazole (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Clotrimazolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.