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Loprox Shampoo

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Loprox Shampoo

How Supplied


LOPROX Shampoo (ciclopirox shampoo) is indicated for the topical treatment of seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp in adults.


Wet hair and apply approximately 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of LOPROX Shampoo (ciclopirox shampoo) to the scalp. Up to 2 teaspoons (10 mL) may be used for long hair. Lather and leave on hair and scalp for 3 minutes. A timer may be used. Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse off. Treatment should be repeated twice per week for 4 weeks, with a minimum of 3 days between applications.

If a patient with seborrheic dermatitis shows no clinical improvement after 4 weeks of treatment with LOPROX Shampoo (ciclopirox shampoo) , the diagnosis should be reviewed.


LOPROX® (ciclopirox) Shampoo 1% is supplied in 120 mL plastic bottles (NDC 99207-010-10). Discard unused product after initial treatment duration. Store between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F).

Manufactured for: MEDICIS® Pharmaceutical Corp. Scottsdale, AZ 85258. By: Patheon, Inc. Mississauga, Ontario L5N 7K9 CANADA. PRESCRIBING INFORMATION AS OF JUNE 2006. FDA Rev date: 6/12/2006

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/21/2016

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