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Clotrimazole

Contributor(s): 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

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Sawyer P Ret al(1975)Clotrimazole - a review of its antifungal activity and therapeutic efficacy.Drugs9(6), 424-427.

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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