Ms. Jones brings 6-week-old Sam to the clinic because of a bright red rash in the diaper area that has gotten worse since she started putting over-the-counter antibiotic cream on it 3 days ago. Sam is diagnosed with diaper Candida or a yeast infection. Clotrimazole (Lotrimin) topical TID for 14 days to the diaper area has been prescribed.
1. Briefly describe the therapeutic actions of Clotrimazole (Lotrimin).
2. Describe antifungal drugs uses and side effects.
3. Develop a teaching plan for Ms. Jones including age-appropriate considerations for Sam.