Buy Loprox Cream 1% Online
Also known as: Penlac, Loprox
Active ingredient: Ciclopirox
Product Code: PR10574
What is this drug?
Loprox Cream 1% is a topical antifungal cream prescribed to treat various fungal and yeast infections of skin and nails. It is used in athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm, pityriasis and many other fungal infections.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Loprox Cream 1% contains Ciclopirox olamine which is a hydroxypyridone antifungal agent. It acts by chelating Fe3+ or Al3+ cations in the fungal cells. These polyvalent cations are required for the synthesis of metal-dependant peroxide enzymes required for the survival of fungal cells.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children. Keep the tube capped at all times.
How to take the medication?
Clean and dry the affected area. Apply enough cream to cover the affected skin.
Apply it once a day preferably at bedtime and leave it overnight.
Consult your doctor right away if accidental swallowing occurs.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
To be used externally. Avoid contact with mucosal surfaces. Do not swallow. Talk to your doctor about interaction with other medications.
Possible Side Effects
· Burning, itching, stinging, peeling at the site
· Palpitations, pounding heart beat (Rare)
When Loprox Cream 1% should not be used?
Do not use if you are allergic to the medicine.
How long should you take Loprox Cream 1%?
As long as prescribed.