• Skin infections (topicals)

Ciclopirox Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ciclopirox 0.77%; gel.

Pharmacological Class

N-hydroxypyridinone antifungal.

How Supplied

Crm—15g, 30g, 90g; Shampoo—120mL; Gel—contact supplier

Ciclopirox Indications


Seborrheic scalp dermatitis. T. corporis, interdigital t. pedis.

Ciclopirox Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<16yrs: not recommended. ≥16yrs: Apply and gently massage (for t. corporis, t. pedis) into affected and surrounding areas twice daily for up to 4 wks.

Ciclopirox Contraindications

Not Applicable

Ciclopirox Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Ciclopirox Warnings/Precautions


Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, occlusion. Discontinue if irritation or sensitization occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Ciclopirox Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Ciclopirox Interactions

Ciclopirox Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Pruritus, burning sensation, contact dermatitis.

Ciclopirox Clinical Trials

See Literature

Ciclopirox Note

Not Applicable

Ciclopirox Patient Counseling

See Literature