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Loprox Cream

Loprox Cream Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Loprox Cream)?

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the dose you missed and apply only the regular amount of ciclopirox topical. Do not use a double dose unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

What happens if I overdose (Loprox Cream)?

An overdose of ciclopirox topical is unlikely to occur. If you do suspect that a much larger than normal dose has been used or that ciclopirox topical has been ingested, contact an emergency room or a poison control center.

What should I avoid while using ciclopirox topical (Loprox Cream)?

Avoid wearing tight-fitting, synthetic clothing that doesn't allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until the infection is healed.

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

What other drugs will affect ciclopirox topical (Loprox Cream)?

Avoid using other topical products at the same time unless directed otherwise by your doctor. Other skin medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of ciclopirox topical formulations.

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

Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with ciclopirox topical. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking or using any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist has additional information about ciclopirox topical written for health professionals that you may read.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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