Clotrimazole is an azole antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.
Clotrimazole topical (skin cream) is used to treat skin infections such as jock itch, athlete’s foot, ringworm and other skin infections.
Clotrimazole vaginal is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Clotrimazole reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge that may occur with this condition. The vaginal products come in 2 forms (a vaginal cream or tablet).
Side effects that can occur are as follows: