Clotrimazole vs Tolnaftate

Clotrimazole
(OTC)
Tolnaftate
Clotrimazole is a vaginal product.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.8
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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July 16, 1993
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,165 Discussions
949 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#3 for Rash
#4 for Thrush
#5 for Jock Itch
#6 for Candida
#8 for Diaper Rash
Clotrimazole is approved for Itching, Yeast Infection, Rash, Thrush, Jock Itch, Athlete's Foot and Diaper Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Candida.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Jock Itch
#2 for Itching
#5 for Rash
Tolnaftate is approved for Jock Itch, Itching, Athlete's Foot, Tinea Versicolor, Rash and Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Clo
Skin Problems
2
Peeling
2
Fever
1
Vaginal Discharge
1
Hair Loss
1
Tingling
1
Anxiety
1
Headaches
1
Folliculitis
1
Hives
1
Tol
Eczema
9
Diabetes
8
Skin Problems
6
Contact Dermatitis
6
Allergy
6
Burning
5
Peeling
3
Blisters
3
Psoriasis
2
Bacterial Infection
2
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Tol
1
0
Vaginal Discharge
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Tol
1
0
Hair Loss
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Tol
1
0
Tingling
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Tol
1
0
Anxiety
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Tol
1
0
Headaches
Clo
Tol
1
0
Folliculitis
Clo
Tol
1
0
Hives
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Tol
1
0
Eczema
Tol
Clo
9
0
Diabetes
Tol
Clo
8
0
Skin Problems
Tol
Clo
6
2
Contact Dermatitis
Tol
Clo
6
0
Allergy
Tol
Clo
6
0
Burning
Tol
Clo
5
0
Peeling
Tol
Clo
3
2
Blisters
Tol
Clo
3
0
Psoriasis
Tol
Clo
2
0
Bacterial Infection
Tol
Clo
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Clotrimazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Clotrimazole and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tolnaftate and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Cream: 2%
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clotrimazole
Tolnaftate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clotrimazole and Tolnaftate: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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