Desenex vs Lotrimin

Desenex
(OTC)
Lotrimin
(Rx)
Desenex is a skin medication and a sweating reducer.
Lotrimin is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
?
4.2
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Rash
2.8
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
February 3, 1975
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
347 Discussions
10,940 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Rash
#3 for Itching
#4 for Diaper Rash
#6 for Jock Itch
#7 for Thrush
Desenex is approved for Athlete's Foot, Rash, Itching, Diaper Rash, Yeast Infection and Jock Itch and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Rash
#3 for Diaper Rash
#4 for Itching
#6 for Thrush
#7 for Jock Itch
Lotrimin is prescribed for Rash, Yeast Infection, Diaper Rash, Itching, Athlete's Foot, Thrush and Jock Itch and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Des
Dry Skin
4
Bleeding
4
Asthma
2
Fever
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Weight Gain
1
Diabetes
1
UTI
1
Lung Cancer
1
Hysteria
1
Lot
Depression
1
Vomiting
1
Paranoia
1
Melasma
1
Weight Gain
1
Weeping
1
Wounds
1
Burps
1
Trauma
1
Staph Infection
1
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Desenex
Des
Lotrimin
Lot
Dry Skin
Des
Lot
4
0
Bleeding
Des
Lot
4
0
Asthma
Des
Lot
2
0
Fever
Des
Lot
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Des
Lot
1
0
Weight Gain
Des
Lot
1
1
Diabetes
Des
Lot
1
0
UTI
Des
Lot
1
0
Lung Cancer
Des
Lot
1
0
Hysteria
Des
Lot
1
0
Depression
Lot
Des
1
0
Vomiting
Lot
Des
1
0
Paranoia
Lot
Des
1
0
Melasma
Lot
Des
1
0
Weight Gain
Lot
Des
1
1
Weeping
Lot
Des
1
0
Wounds
Lot
Des
1
0
Burps
Lot
Des
1
0
Trauma
Lot
Des
1
0
Staph Infection
Lot
Des
1
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 Desenex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Lotrimin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Desenex and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Lotrimin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment, Spray
Ointment
Dosages
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Aerosol: , 2%, 2%-20%
Powder: 2%, 2%-20%
Cream: 5%-20%
Liquid: 10%
Ointment: 22%
Cream: , 1%
Lotion: 1%
Solution: 1%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Undecylenic Acid/Zinc Undecylenate , Miconazole , Foot Deodorant Combin. No.1 , Undecylenic Acid , Terbinafine , Clotrimazole
Clotrimazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Desenex and Lotrimin: 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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