Clotrimazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent in a class of medications called imidazoles used for the treatment of a wide variety of dermatophyte infections and candidiasis. It works by stopping the growth of fungi that cause infection by inhibits the biosynthesis of ergosterol in a concentration-dependent manner by inhibiting the demethylation of 14 alpha lanosterol. Topical Clotrimazole is effective in the treatment of skin infections such as tinea corporis (ringworm, fungal skin infection that causes a red scaly rash on different parts of the body), tinea cruris (jock itch, fungal infection of the skin in the groin or buttocks), and tinea pedis (athlete's foot, fungal infection of the skin on the feet and between the toes), tinea versicolor (fungal infection of the skin that causes brown or light-colored spots on the chest, back, arms, legs, or neck) or yeast infections of the skin.