Lotrisone is used for treating certain fungal skin infections, including ringworm, athlete's foot, and jock itch. It also relieves redness and itching associated with infection.
How to use
Use Lotrisone as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Wash your hands before and after applying Lotrisone. Shake well before each use.
Wash and completely dry the affected area.
Gently rub the medicine into the affected and surrounding areas until it is evenly distributed.
When applying to the groin, wear loose-fitting clothing.
Use Lotrisone on a regular schedule to get the most benefit from it. To clear up your infection completely, use Lotrisone for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
Do not bandage or wrap the affected area unless directed otherwise by your doctor.
If you are using Lotrisone in the groin area, use only for 2 weeks and apply the lotion sparingly. Wear loose-fitting clothing. Notify your doctor if your condition persists after 2 weeks.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Lotrisone is an antifungal and corticosteroid combination. It works by weakening the cell membrane of certain fungi. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-itching agent.
If you miss a dose of Lotrisone, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
Cream should be kept between 20 and 30 degrees C (36-86 degrees F).
Do NOT use Herbal Phentermine if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Herbal Phentermine or other sympathomimetics (eg, pseudoephedrine)
you are taking dexfenfluramine, fenfluramine, furazolidone, guanadrel, guanethidine, or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) in the last 14 days
you have moderate to severe high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid, glaucoma, heart or blood vessel disease, or severe narrowing of the blood vessels
you are in an agitated state, or have a history of substance abuse
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Possible Side Effects
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Dry skin; mild burning or stinging at the application site.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); irritation, redness, blistering, swelling, oozing, or severe burning at the application site; unusual bruising.
If you have any questions about Lotrisone Lotion, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
Lotrisone Lotion is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.