Clotrimazole Side Effects
Commonly reported side effects of clotrimazole include: increased serum aspartate aminotransferase. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
For the Consumer
Applies to clotrimazole: lozenge/troche
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by clotrimazole. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
Minor Side Effects
Some of the side effects that can occur with clotrimazole may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional: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
- 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
Very common (10% or more): AST elevation (up to 15%)
Frequency not reported: Abnormal liver function tests[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, unpleasant mouth sensations[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Pruritus[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Mycelex (clotrimazole)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.
Not all side effects for clotrimazole may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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- Drug class: azole antifungals
Other brands: Mycelex Troche
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