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LOTRISONE
Skin infections (topicals)
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Drug Name:

LOTRISONE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Betamethasone (as dipropionate) 0.05%, clotrimazole 1%; crm; lotion.

Company:
Merck & Co., Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for LOTRISONE:

Fungal skin infections.

Adult:

Apply sparingly twice daily; max 45g (cream), 45mL (lotion) per week. Max 2 wks for t. cruris, t. corporis; 4 wks for t. pedis.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Varicella, vaccinia.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do not occlude. Use lowest effective dose (esp. in children). Monitor patients regularly. Discontinue steroid if infection persists, worsens or superinfection occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid + azole antifungal.

Adverse Reactions:

Irritation, erythema, stinging, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, dermatitis, HPA axis suppression (esp. in children), epidermal and dermal atrophy (esp. in thin-skinned or occluded areas).

How Supplied:

Crm—15g, 45g; Lotion—30mL

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