Gyne Lotrimin

Gyne Lotrimin Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Gyne-Lotrimin® is an antifungal agent used to treat vaginal yeast infections. It is also effective against ringworm, athlete's foot, and jock itch.

Gyne Lotrimin Dosage

  • The usual starting dosage is 1 troche slowly dissolved in the mouth 5 times daily for 14 consecutive days.
  • For prevention, the usual starting dose is 1 troche 3 times daily.

Uses of Gyne Lotrimin

  • Gyne Lotrimin is used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Gyne Lotrimin

Before taken Gyne Lotrimin medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Gyne Lotrimin. Side effects may include:

  • Blistering
  • Hives
  • Irritated skin
  • Itching
  • Peeling
  • Reddened skin
  • Stinging
  • Swelling due to fluid retention

Warnings and precautions before taking Gyne Lotrimin:

  • If you experience increased skin irritations such as redness, itching, swelling, or oozing, then you should consult with your doctor.
  • Before using Gyne-Lotrimin on a child, you should consult with your doctor..
  • If you have abdominal pain, fever, or a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, then you should stop taking this medicine.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Gyne Lotrimin with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So before using this medication, you should tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products that you are taking , especially of: oral antibiotics, corticosteroids, drugs that suppress the immune system.


An overdose of clotrimazole vaginal is unlikely to occur. But after taken Gyne Lotrimin if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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