Lotrimin vs Monistat

Lotrimin
(Rx)
Monistat
(Rx)
Lotrimin is a skin medication.
Monistat is a vaginal product and a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
3.4
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
2.6
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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February 3, 1975
June 30, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,938 Discussions
43,458 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Rash
#3 for Thrush
Monistat is approved for Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lot
Depression
1
Vomiting
1
Paranoia
1
Melasma
1
Weight Gain
1
Weeping
1
Burps
1
Wounds
1
Trauma
1
Staph Infection
1
Mon
Spotting
4
Bleeding
4
Cramping
3
Nausea
1
Depression
1
Vaginal Discharge
1
Migraines
1
Ear Infection
1
Vulvodynia
1
Weight Gain
1
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Lotrimin
Lot
Monistat
Mon
Depression
Lot
Mon
1
1
Vomiting
Lot
Mon
1
0
Paranoia
Lot
Mon
1
0
Melasma
Lot
Mon
1
0
Weight Gain
Lot
Mon
1
1
Weeping
Lot
Mon
1
0
Burps
Lot
Mon
1
0
Wounds
Lot
Mon
1
0
Trauma
Lot
Mon
1
0
Staph Infection
Lot
Mon
1
0
Spotting
Mon
Lot
4
0
Bleeding
Mon
Lot
4
0
Cramping
Mon
Lot
3
0
Nausea
Mon
Lot
1
0
Depression
Mon
Lot
1
1
Vaginal Discharge
Mon
Lot
1
0
Migraines
Mon
Lot
1
0
Ear Infection
Mon
Lot
1
0
Vulvodynia
Mon
Lot
1
0
Weight Gain
Mon
Lot
1
1
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 Lotrimin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Monistat 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 Lotrimin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Monistat and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: , 1%
Lotion: 1%
Solution: 1%
: 2 % (100 mg)- 2 % (9 gram), 4 % (200 mg)- 2 % (9 gram)
Cream: 2%, 200 mg/5 gram (4 %)
Kit: 200 mg- 2 % (9 gram), 100 mg-2%
Suppository: 100 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Clotrimazole
Miconazole, Miconazole Nitrate/Skin Cleanser Comb No.17
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lotrimin and Monistat: 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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