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Loprox Gel

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INDICATIONS

Superficial Dermatophyte Infections

LOPROX® GeI is indicated for the topical treatment of interdigital tinea pedis and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, or Epidermophyton floccosum.

Seborrheic Dermatitis

LOPROX® Gel (ciclopirox gel) is indicated for the topical treatment of seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Superficial Dermatophyte Infections

Gently massage LOPROX® Gel (ciclopirox gel) into the affected areas and surrounding skin twice daily, in the morning and evening immediately after cleaning or washing the areas to be treated. Interdigital tinea pedis and tinea corporis should be treated for 4 weeks. If a patient shows no clinical improvement after 4 weeks of treatment, the diagnosis should be reviewed.

Seborrheic Dermatitis of the Scalp

Apply LOPROX Gel (ciclopirox gel) to affected scalp areas twice daily, in the morning and evening for 4 weeks. Clinical improvement usually occurs within the first week with continuing resolution of signs and symptoms through the fourth week of treatment. If a patient shows no clinical improvement after 4 weeks of treatment, the diagnosis should be reviewed.

HOW SUPPLIED

LOPROX® Gel (ciclopirox) 0.77% is supplied in 30 g tubes (NDC 99207-013-30), and 45 g tubes (NDC 99207-013-45).

Store at 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F).

Prescribing Information as of September 2001. Manufactured for: MEDICIS, The Dermatology Company® Scottsdale, AZ 85258. By: Aventis Pharma Deutschland GmbH, D-65926 Frankfurt am Main. Made in Germany. FDA Rev date: 3/26/2003

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/5/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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