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Clotrimazole

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Rosanna Marsella


Introduction

Name

  • Clotrimazole.

Class of drug

  • Imidazole antifungal.

Description

Chemical name

  • 1-[(2-chlorophenyl)diphenylmethyl]-1H-imidazole.
  • 1-(o-chloro-alpha,alpha-diphenylbenzyl)imidazole.

Molecular formula

  • C22H17ClN2.

Physical properties

  • Opaque liquid solution.
  • Spray.
  • Powder.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.

Uses

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Indications

  • Pathogenic dermatophytes, yeasts andAspergillusspp   Aspergillosis  .

Administration

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Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Sawyer P R et al Clotrimazole - a review of its antifungal activity and therapeutic efficacy. Drugs (6), 424-427.

Other sources of information

  • Tennant B (1999) Small Animal Formulary. 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
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