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Loprox Cream is a prescription medication that contains the antifungal agent ciclopirox (as ciclopirox olamine) and is used to treat various fungal skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections.

Loprox Cream works by stopping the growth of fungus. Loprox Cream should only be used on the skin, and the affected area should be cleaned and dried before application.

Use and Dosage

Use this medication on the skin only. Clean and thoroughly dry the area to be treated. Apply a thin layer of the medication on and around the affected area and gently rub it into the skin as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily. Wash your hands after using unless the area being treated includes the hands. Do not wrap, cover, or bandage the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.

Do not apply the medication in the eyes, nose, mouth, or inside the vagina. If you do get the medication in those areas, rinse with plenty of water.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.

Continue to use this medication for the full-time prescribed, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.

Your condition should start to improve within the first week of treatment. Tell your doctor if your condition worsens or does not improve after 2 weeks for pityriasis and after 4 weeks for other fungal skin infections.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Ciclopirox topical may cause serious side effects. Stop using ciclopirox topical and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • Unusual or severe itching, redness, burning, dryness, or irritation of treated skin
  • Discoloration or other changes in the nails

Common side effects of ciclopirox topical may include:

  • Mild burning, itching, or redness

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.


Before using ciclopirox, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.

Before having surgery, tell your doctors or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Form and Strengths

Loprox Cream is available in the following form and strengths:

  • Loprox Cream:
    • 1%


What happens if I miss a dose?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.

Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of ciclopirox topical is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.

What should I avoid while using ciclopirox topical?

Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, and inside of the mouth. If this does happen, rinse with water.

Avoid using other medications on the areas you treat with ciclopirox topical unless your doctor tells you to.

Do not use nail polish, artificial nails, or other cosmetic nail products on the nails treated with ciclopirox nail lacquer.

Avoid wearing tight-fitting, synthetic clothing that does not allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibres until the infection is healed.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Loprox Cream

Scientific Name:

Ciclopirox Olamine

Other Names:

Loprox Cream



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