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Clotrimazole Troche Side Effects

Generic Name: clotrimazole

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

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

Hepatic

Very common (10% or more): AST elevation (up to 15%)
Frequency not reported: Abnormal liver function tests[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, unpleasant mouth sensations[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Pruritus[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Mycelex (clotrimazole)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.

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

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Consumer resources

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