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Lotrimin

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/ 8,790 posts
Other Names: Antifungal   Lotrimin AF   Canesten   Mycelex   Gyne Lotrimin

Tinactin

OTC
/ 2,347 posts
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 8,790 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 2,347 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Clotrimazole (brand name Canesten or Lotrimin) is an antifungal medication commonly used in the treatment of fungal infections (of both humans and other animals) such as candidiasis, Oral candidiasis, and ringworm. It is also used to treat at... Read more on Wikipedia
Tolnaftate is a synthetic over-the-counter drug anti-fungal agent. It may come as a cream, powder, spray, or liquid aerosol, and is used to treat jock itch, athlete's foot and ringworm. It is sold under several brand names, most notably Tinactin (... Read more on Wikipedia
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By jim
September 28, 2013
jim wrote
allergic reaction
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By cj
August 10, 2013
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yeast infection.
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What patients are saying about Lotrimin vs. Tinactin

167 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the \"ringworm\". i switched from lotrimin to tough actin...
...have the \"ringworm\". i switched from lotrimin to tough actin...
I have switched from Lotrimin to Tinactin (Tolnaftate 1%),...
...For now I have switched from Lotrimin to Tinactin (Tolnaftate 1%), which seems to work much better.  The Lotrimin just barely kept the itch ...day or more.  The Tinactin kills the itch almost...
was using lotrimin for a while, when it wasn't doing much,...
...was using lotrimin for a while, ...wasn't doing much, i switched to tough actin tinactin. so far it lo...
but Lotrimin has been more effective for me. Use whatever...
...someone who has experienced the problem with a vengeance. Tinactin may help but Lotrimin has been more effective for me. Use whatever treatment you choose for at least...
said, you can use Lotrimin or Tinactin (which is probably...
...others have said, you can use Lotrimin or Tinactin (which is probably slightly more effective) and just rub that into the area as directed on the package. I had a teacher who suggested that most...
working it into the skin a bit. Do this every day, and keep...
...betadine, then dry thoroughly. Apply a thick layer of Tinactin or Lotrimin cream, working it into the skin a bit. Do this every day, and keep them in out of the mud, or you...
or Lotrimin work well. Apply twice daily...
...antifungal cream to the area. I would use some antibacterial gel (the Purel or whatever) wipe it off, then apply the ointment--Tinactin or Lotrimin work well. Apply twice daily for 2-4...
cream is much better. Tinactin or Lotrimin are the best...
...foot cream is much better. Tinactin or Lotrimin are the best...
Someone told me they use lotrimin but the pharmacist said...
...he just pee's I just use the baby wipes. A dr suggested the tinactin powder and it really helps. Someone told me they use lotrimin but the pharmacist said its not the same as tinactin powder. I...
or Lotrimin have both worked for me...and they've both...
...Lotrimin have both worked for me...and they've both...
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