Active Ingredient(s): Ciclopirox
FDA Approved: * December 17, 1999
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Antifungal

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

Penlac Overview

Ciclopirox (sometimes known by the abbreviation CPX[2]) 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 uses 1.1 Nail infections 2 Pharmacology 2.1 Pharmacodynamics 3 Chemistry 4 References Medical uses Ciclopirox is indicated for the treatment of tinea pedis and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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 Penlac: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0066-8008 Penlac 80 mg/ml Topical Solution by Dermik Laboratories
  • 0187-5180 Penlac 80 mg/ml Topical Solution by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

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

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