Loprox Shampoo

  • Skin infections (topicals)

Loprox Shampoo Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ciclopirox 1%.

Pharmacological Class

N-hydroxypyridinone antifungal.

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How Supplied

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

Loprox Shampoo Indications


Seborrheic scalp dermatitis.

Loprox Shampoo Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<16yrs: not recommended. ≥16yrs: Shampoo using 5–10mL; leave lather on for 3 minutes before rinsing. Repeat twice weekly for 4 wks (at least 3 days apart).

Loprox Shampoo Contraindications

Not Applicable

Loprox Shampoo Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Loprox Shampoo Warnings/Precautions


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

Loprox Shampoo Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Loprox Shampoo Interactions

Loprox Shampoo Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Pruritus, burning sensation, contact dermatitis.

Loprox Shampoo Clinical Trials

See Literature

Loprox Shampoo Note

Not Applicable

Loprox Shampoo Patient Counseling

See Literature