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Chemical Name: CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe-TRIM-a-zole) and BETAMETHASONE (bay-ta-METH-a-sone)

Common uses
This medicine is an antifungal and corticosteroid combination used to treat skin infections. It also relieves redness and itching associated with infections.

Before using
Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. USE OF THIS MEDICINE is not recommended for diaper rash. Contact you doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.

Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. THIS MEDICINE IS FOR USE ON THE SKIN ONLY. Wash and completely dry the affected area. SHAKE WELL before using a dose. Gently rub the medicine into the affected and surrounding areas until it is evenly distributed. Wash hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. DO NOT BANDAGE OR WRAP the affected area unless directed otherwise by your doctor. When applying to groin, wear loose-fitting clothing. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) in the upright position only, away from heat and light. Brief storage between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store this medicine away from products used in the eyes or ears to avoid using this medicine incorrectly. TO CLEAR UP YOUR INFECTION COMPLETELY, continue using this medicine for the full course of treatment. Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, 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.

IF YOUR SYMPTOMS DO NOT IMPROVE or if they become worse, check with your doctor. AVOID GETTING this medicine in your eyes. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE longer than the time prescribed by your doctor. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other skin conditions at a later time. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. IF YOU ARE OR WILL BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.

Possible side effects
CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, or oozing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

If you take too much
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.

Additional information
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.