Mycoten Cream

Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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What is Mycoten?

Mycoten Cream is used for Relief of itching, Burning, Cracking, And scaling associated with athlete's foot, Jock itch and ringworm, Prevention of oral thrush, Fungal infections of vulva, Fungal skin infection of vagina, Fungal infections of armpit and skin folds, Fungal infections of penis and other conditions. Mycoten Cream may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Mycoten Cream contains Clotrimazole as an active ingredient.
Mycoten Cream works by inhibiting the growth of fungi.
Detailed information related to Mycoten Cream's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Mycoten Cream Uses

Mycoten Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2
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Mycoten Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Mycoten Cream improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1

Mycoten Cream - Composition and Active Ingredients

Mycoten Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Mycoten Cream - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Mycoten Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 2
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Mycoten Cream - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Mycoten Cream, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Alcohol use
  • Allergic reaction to this drug
  • Avoid contact with the eyes for cream
  • Diabetes
  • Do not use in children under 2 years of age unless directed by a doctor
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Mycoten Cream. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Mycoten Cream. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.
References: 1, 2

Mycoten Cream - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Mycoten Cream may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Mycoten Cream may interact with the following drugs and products:
References: 2
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Mycoten Cream - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Mycoten Cream is a contraindication. In addition, Mycoten Cream should not be used if you have the following conditions:
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Where to Buy Mycoten Cream

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Mycoten Cream - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Mycoten Cream safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    References: 2
  • Is Mycoten Cream safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    References: 2
  • Can Mycoten Cream be used for relief of itching, burning, cracking, and scaling associated with athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm and prevention of oral thrush?
    Yes, relief of itching, burning, cracking, and scaling associated with athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm and prevention of oral thrush are among the most common reported uses for Mycoten Cream. Please do not use Mycoten Cream for relief of itching, burning, cracking, and scaling associated with athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm and prevention of oral thrush without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Mycoten Cream.
  • How long do I need to use Mycoten Cream before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported 3 days and within 2 hours as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Mycoten Cream. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Mycoten Cream.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Mycoten Cream? website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Mycoten Cream. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Mycoten Cream. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Mycoten Cream.
  • Should I consume Mycoten Cream empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Mycoten Cream before food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Mycoten Cream.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Mycoten Cream medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Mycoten Cream. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Mycoten Cream

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 3, 4, 5, 6

Overdosage of Mycoten Cream

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Mycoten Cream, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 7, 8, 9

Storage of Mycoten Cream

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Mycoten Cream.
References: 10, 11, 12, 13

Expired Mycoten Cream

  • Taking a single dose of expired Mycoten Cream is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 14, 15

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Mycoten Cream

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Mycoten Cream - Packages and Strengths

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Mycoten Cream - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies
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Mycoten Cream - Demographic Information


  1. Dailymed Clotrimazole cream - Accessed: October 12, 2016.Accessed on 11/14/2016
  2. Accessed on 11/14/2016. Clotrimazole. - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  4. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  6. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  7. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  13. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  14. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  15. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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