clotrimazole

An antifungal agent used topically to treat a variety of fungal and yeast infections.

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clo·tri·ma·zole klō-'trī-mə-.zōl, -.zȯl n an antifungal agent C22H17ClN2 used to treat candida infections, tinea, and ringworm see LOTRIMIN

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n.
an antifungal drug used to treat all types of fungal skin infections (including ringworm) and vaginal infections. It is applied to the infected part as a cream or solution or as vaginal pessaries and occasionally causes mild burning or irritation. Trade name: Canesten.

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clo·trim·a·zole (klo-trimґə-zōl) [USP] an imidazole derivative used as a broad-spectrum antifungal agent, applied topically to the skin in the treatment of candidiasis and various forms of tinea, and administered intravaginally in the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis and orally in the prophylaxis and treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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