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Gelmicin Rosacea

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

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...

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