Active Ingredient(s): Betamethasone + Clotrimazole
FDA Approved: * July 10, 1984
Pharm Company: * SCHERING
Category: Antifungal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Lotrisone Overview

Betamethasone is a potent glucocorticoid steroid with anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties. Unlike other drugs with these effects, betamethasone does not cause water retention. It is applied as a topical cream, ointment, foam, lotion or gel to treat itching. Betamethasone sodium phosphate is sometimes prescribed as an intramuscular injection (I.M) for itching from various ailments, including allergic reactions to poison ivy and similar plants. It is on the World Health Organizat...

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Gelmicin Rosacea
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Can gelmicin be used to control rosacea? ## What has your doctor advised? Gelmicin is listed as containing the active ingredient Lotrisone, which is a combination of Clotrimazole and Betamethasone, both of which should only be used under a doctor's supervision, due to their risks of side effects.
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Nystatan Powder/Lotrizone cream
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Needing the drug classification of Lotrizone cream and Nystatan Powder ## Lotrisone is a cream or lotion consisting of a combination of the drugs clotrimazole and betamethasone. Clotrimazole is an "anti-fungal" drug related to fluconazole (Diflucan), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), and miconazole (Micatin, Monistat). It prevents growth of several types of fungi by preventing production of the membranes that surround fungal cells. Betamethasone is a synthetic "corticosteroid" that is used topically on the skin. Corticosteroids suppress inflammation as well as the body's immune response. Nystatin powder is an "antibiotic" which is both fungistatic and fungicidal in vitro against a wide variety of yeasts and yeast-like fungi. I put quotations ar...
Updated 3 years ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Betamethasone + Clotrimazole
  • Cream: 0.05% + 1%
  • Lotion: 0.05% + 1%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lotrisone: (1 result)

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  • 0085-0924 Lotrisone Topical Cream by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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