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clotrimazole manufacturer Chandraprabhu Pharma

clotrimazole manufacturer


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Product Name :
CLOTRIMAZOLE
Chemical Formula :
1-[(2-chlorophenyl)(diphenyl)methyl]-1H-imidazole
CAS No :
23593-75-1
Molecular Formula :
C22H17ClN2
Molecular Weight :
344.837
clotrimazole
Description :
Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication commonly used in the treatment of fungal infections (of both humans and other animals) such as vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush, and ringworm. It is also used to treat athlete's foot and the Dhobi itch, a.k.a. jock itch. It is commonly available as an over-the-counter substance in various dosage forms, such as a cream, and also (especially in the case of ear infection) as a combination medicine. For ear infection, it is often applied in liquid form, as ear drops. Fungal infections can be slow to clear up, so the usual course for an antifungal agent is, in general, longer than the typical three to seven days of an antibiotic. Clotrimazole is also commonly found in conjunction with betamethasone, to add steroid properties. Additionally, clotrimazole is used to treat the sickling of cells (related to sickle cell anemia) by blocking ion channels in the red blood cell membrane, keeping ions and water within the cell. The primary mechanism of action of clotrimazole is against the division and growing of fungi. Clotrimazole alters the permeability of the fungal cell wall and inhibits the activity of enzymes within the cell. It specifically inhibits the biosynthesis of ergosterol and other sterols required for cell membrane production.

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