Lotrimin vs Tinactin

Lotrimin
(Rx)
Tinactin
(OTC)
Lotrimin is a skin medication.
Tinactin is a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Rash
2.8
Concern level
1.1
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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February 3, 1975
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,939 Discussions
2,894 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
#1 for Itching
#3 for Jock Itch
#4 for Rash
#6 for Blisters
Tinactin is approved for Itching, Athlete's Foot, Jock Itch, Rash and Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lot
Depression
1
Vomiting
1
Paranoia
1
Melasma
1
Weight Gain
1
Weeping
1
Wounds
1
Burps
1
Trauma
1
Staph Infection
1
Tin
Bleeding
5
Dry Skin
4
Skin Problems
3
Irritability
2
Discomfort
2
Diabetes
2
Bacterial Infection
2
Peeling
2
Tiredness
2
Anxiety
2
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Tinactin
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Depression
Lot
Tin
1
0
Vomiting
Lot
Tin
1
0
Paranoia
Lot
Tin
1
0
Melasma
Lot
Tin
1
0
Weight Gain
Lot
Tin
1
0
Weeping
Lot
Tin
1
0
Wounds
Lot
Tin
1
0
Burps
Lot
Tin
1
0
Trauma
Lot
Tin
1
0
Staph Infection
Lot
Tin
1
0
Bleeding
Tin
Lot
5
0
Dry Skin
Tin
Lot
4
0
Skin Problems
Tin
Lot
3
0
Irritability
Tin
Lot
2
0
Discomfort
Tin
Lot
2
0
Diabetes
Tin
Lot
2
0
Bacterial Infection
Tin
Lot
2
0
Peeling
Tin
Lot
2
0
Tiredness
Tin
Lot
2
0
Anxiety
Tin
Lot
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 Lotrimin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lotrimin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tinactin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Ointment, Spray
Dosages
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Cream: , 1%
Lotion: 1%
Solution: 1%
Aerosol: 1%
Cream: 1%
Packet: 1%
Powder: 1%
Solution: 1%
Spray: 1%
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 Lotrimin and Tinactin: 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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