How does Lotrimin AF treat fungal infections?

All of the Lotrimin AF products, which contain clotrimazole or miconazole, work by altering an enzyme process that the fungal cells need to produce a functioning cell membrane. When the fungus has a defective cell membrane, the inside contents leak out of the cell. The fungus cell dies.

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