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Generic: ciclopirox topical
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It is used to treat fungal infections of the nails

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What is this medicine?

CICLOPIROX (sye kloe PEER ox) NAIL SOLUTION is an antifungal medicine. It used to treat fungal infections of the nails.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • history of seizures
  • HIV infection
  • immune system problems or organ transplant
  • large areas of burned or damaged skin
  • peripheral vascular disease or poor circulation
  • taking corticosteroid medication (including steroid inhalers, cream, or lotion)
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to ciclopirox, isopropyl alcohol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for external use only. Follow the directions that come with this medicine exactly. Wash and dry your hands before use. Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth or nose. If you do get this medicine in your eyes, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water. Contact your doctor or health care professional if eye irritation occurs. Use at regular intervals. Do not use your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your doctor or health care professional even if you think you are better. Do not stop using except on your doctor's advice.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this medicine may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin products without telling your doctor or health care professional.

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