Loprox

Active Ingredient(s): Ciclopirox
FDA Approved: * December 30, 1982
Pharm Company: * MEDICIS
Category: Antifungal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Loprox Overview

Ciclopirox olamine is a synthetic antifungal agent for topical dermatologic treatment of superficial mycoses. It is most useful against Tinea versicolor. It is sold under many brand names worldwide. [1] Contents 1 Medical use 1.1 Nail infections 2 Mechanism of action 3 References 4 External links Medical use Ciclopirox is indicated for the treatment of tinea pedis and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Epidermophyton flocc...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ciclopirox

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loprox cream

for dermatologic use ## It contains the active ingredient Ciclopirox and it is used to treat fungal infections, such as ringworm, or athlete's foot. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including skin redness, irritation, and flaking. Is there anything I can help with?

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loprox gel

dermotology use ## How is Loprox going to change my nail and the disconnected nail bed? ## Loprox contains the active ingredient Ciclopirox, this is an antifungal agent. Topically, it is used to help kill the fungus. You can read more here: Is there anything else I can help you with?

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Lepromox

oxalate ## Do you mean Loprox ? That was the closest possible name match I could find. Loprox cream, lotion, and topical solution are prescribed for the treatment of the following fungal skin infections: Athlete's foot Fungal infection of the groin (jock itch) Fungal infection of non-hairy parts of the skin Candidiasis (yeastlike fungal infection of the skin) Tinea versicolor--infection of the skin that is characterized by brown or tan patches on the trunk. Loprox gel is used for athlete's foot, fungal infections of the non-hairy parts of the skin, and certain scalp inflammations (seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp). ## Or could you possibly mean Lexapro (Escitalopram Oxalate) ? Lexapro is used as an antidepressant. It raises levels of serotonin released in your brain. This medi...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ciclopirox
  • Cream: 0.77%, 1%
  • Gel: 0.77%
  • Lotion: 0.77%, 1%
  • Shampoo: 1%
  • Solution: 8%
  • Suspension: 0.77%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Loprox: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 43538-540 Loprox 7.7 mg/g Topical Cream by Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43538-541 Loprox Kit by Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43538-550 Loprox 7.7 mg/ml Topical Suspension by Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43538-551 Loprox Kit by Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 99207-010 Loprox 10 mg/.96ml Topical Shampoo by Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp

Other drugs which contain Ciclopirox or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

Related Loprox Topics:

loprox gel
dermotology use ## How is Loprox going to change my nail and the disconnected nail bed? ## Loprox contains the active in... 2 replies
loprox cream
for dermatologic use ## It contains the active ingredient Ciclopirox and it is used to treat fungal infections, such as ... 1 reply






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