Ciclopirox 2 bottles of shampoo, 120ml of 1%
This medication is used to treat a certain scalp condition (seborrheic dermatitis). Ciclopirox is an antifungal drug that works by stopping the growth of fungus.
How to use:
This medication is for use on the hair and scalp only.
Wet hair and scalp with water. Apply about one teaspoonful (5 milliliters) of this product to wet hair and massage it over your entire scalp until it forms a lather. For long hair, two teaspoonfuls (10 milliliters) of the product may be used. Leave the medication on the scalp and hair for 3 minutes. Then rinse the medication off completely.
Avoid getting this medication in the eyes, nose, mouth, or vaginal area. If you do get medication into these areas, rinse with plenty of water.
Use this medication as directed by your doctor, usually 2 times a week with at least 3 days between each use.
Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Mark the days on the calendar when you need to use the medication.
Continue to use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed, even if symptoms disappear after a few days.
Tell your doctor if your condition worsens or does not improve after 4 weeks.
Burning, redness, or itching at the application site may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
In people with light-colored hair, changes in hair color have rarely occurred.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: blistering/swelling/oozing at the application site.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.