Veltrim - General Information:

An imidazole derivative with a broad spectrum of antimycotic activity. It inhibits biosynthesis of the sterol ergostol, an important component of fungal cell membranes. Its action leads to increased membrane permeability and apparent disruption of enzyme systems bound to the membrane. [PubChem]

    Pharmacology:

    Veltrim, an imidazole derivative with a broad spectrum of antimycotic activity, inhibits biosynthesis of the sterol ergostol, an important component of fungal cell membranes. Its action leads to increased membrane permeability and apparent disruption of enzyme systems bound to the membrane. Betamethasone and clotrimazole are used together to treat cutaneous tinea infections. In studies in fungal cultures, the minimum fungicidal concentration of clotrimazole caused leakage of intracellular phosphorous compounds into the ambient medium with concomitant breakdown of cellular nucleic acids, and accelerated potassium etflux. Both of these events began rapidly and extensively after addition of the drug to the cultures. The primary action of clotrimazole is against dividing and growing organisms.

    Veltrim for patients

    How to use Clotrimazole :Use clotrimazole exactly as directed by your doctor. Always
    read the manufacturer's information leaflet, if possible, before beginning treatment.
    Clotrimazole preparations are usually applied two to three times a day until the
    infection has cleared. This medicine is for you. Never give it to others, even if
    their condition appears to be the same as yours. Getting the most from your
    treatment : Always wash and dry your hands thoroughly before and after handling
    clotrimazole. Do not allow clotrimazole to come into contact with the eyes, ears,
    or mucous membranes (eg. mouth, vagina, inside of nose etc.), unless you are advised
    to do so by your doctor. Complete the full course of treatment with clotrimazole,
    otherwise your infection is likely to recur. Before using any 'over-the-counter'
    medicines, check with your pharmacist which medicines are safe for you to use alongside
    clotrimazole. You should see an improvement in your condition after a few days.
    If your condition does not seem to be getting better after seven days, consult your
    doctor for advice.

    Veltrim Interactions

    No information provided.

    Veltrim Contraindications

    MycelexÒ Troches are contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any of its components.

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