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Lotriderm is a cream for skin inflammation with infections caused by fungi; it contains Betamethasone dipropionate, a corticoid, and clotrimazole, an antifungal. Lotriderm is indicated for the local treatment of skin inflammation with infections caused by fungi sensitive to clotrimazole: tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis, and candidiasis.

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What is Lotriderm?

Lotriderm is a medicinal cream with an antifungal or antifungal action, that is, functioning as an eczema treatment medication, it causes the death of fungi that develop in some body tissues. Therefore, it is used to treat infections caused by these organisms.

Lotriderm kills fungi by binding to their cell walls and preventing them from synthesizing ergosterol, a cholesterol-like compound necessary for fungi to maintain their cell membranes. The Lotriderm ingredients consist of betamethasone dipropionate and clotrimazole.

How does it work?

This itching and redness treatment medicinal cream works as a fungal infection treatment medication, thanks to its main active ingredients, Clotrimazole and betamethasone, The sustained anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive effects of betamethasone are combined with the broad-spectrum antifungal action of clotrimazole.

What are the benefits of taking it?

Lotriderm Cream is indicated for the topical treatment of the following dermal infections: Tinea pedis, Tinea fever, and Tinea due to Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis and candidiasis caused by Candida albicans. The cream combines the broad-spectrum antifungal action of clotrimazole with the sustained anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive effects of betamethasone dipropionate.

How do I use it?

Apply a bit of this Psoriasis Medication to the affected skin and massage gently. The treated skin should not be wet for at least half an hour to prevent the medicine from rinsing. Do not stain the product on and around the eyelids and avoid direct eye contact. Wash your hands well after using it. Hormone-containing skin creams should not be used for long. For this reason, your doctor will only prescribe Lotriderm for two to four weeks. If you don't notice any improvement after a week or two, contact your doctor.

Its dosage?

Unless the doctor indicates otherwise, the generally recommended dose of Lotriderm is as follows:

Adults and children: apply the cream to the affected skin twice a day.

Do not cover the treated skin unless your doctor tells you to. Young children can only use Lotriderm after medical advice. The doctor determines how long you need to use this medicine.

Side effects & precautions

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The following side effects have been reported, very rarely, with the use of Celestoderm cream: allergies, rashes, and changes in skin color.

Treatment with gentamicin has produced transient irritation (erythema and itching) that generally has not required interruption of the treatment.

The following reactions have been reported with the use of topical corticosteroids, especially after prolonged application, in large areas, with bandages or occlusive materials, and/or in children, below is a list of the known Lotriderm side effects:

  • Thinning of the skin (atrophy)
  • Dryness or cracking of the skin
  • Itching or burning
  • Redness (erythema)
  • The appearance of red spots
  • Bruising
  • Inflammation of hair follicles (folliculitis)
  • Skin stretch marks
  • Acne
  • Allergic skin reaction (contact dermatitis)
  • Infections

Adverse effects can occur not only in the treated area but also in completely different areas of the body, which occurs if the active ingredient passes through the skin to the body.

This, for example, can increase pressure in the eye (glaucoma) or could lead to a condition characterized by round face, fat accumulation, hump, delayed healing, psychiatric symptoms, etc. (Cushing's syndrome); increased blood pressure, fluid retention (edema), decreased blood potassium levels (hypokalemia), osteoporosis, thyroid abnormalities (hyperthyroidism), increased cholesterol and triglycerides, increased blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia ), gastric ulcer, cataracts, blurred vision with frequency not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data), hair loss, hair growth, specific inflammation of the skin around the upper lip and chin (dermatitis perioral), changes in skin color, paresthesia (an abnormal sensation of the skin, such as numbness, tingling, stinging, burning, or tickling of the skin).

Lotriderm precautions

Lotriderm Cream should not be used with the occlusive dressing technique. If irritation or sensitization occurs with the use of Lotriderm products, treatment should be discontinued and appropriate therapeutic measures instituted. In the presence of bacterial infection, an appropriate antibacterial agent should be administered concomitantly. When an adequate response to Lotridrerm Cream is not observed, appropriate microbiological studies should be repeated to confirm the diagnosis and to rule out the possibility of other responsible pathogens before instituting another course of antifungal therapy. Any of the reported side effects after systemic corticosteroid use, including adrenal suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glycosuria, can also occur with topical corticosteroids.

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