Penlac Nail Lacquer

Penlac Nail Lacquer Overview

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Ciclopirox is a prescription medication used to treat fungal infections of the skin, nails, and scalp. Ciclopirox belongs to a group of drugs called antifungals, which work by stopping the growth of fungus.

This medication comes in topical solution, topical suspension, lotion, gel, and cream forms. These are applied to the affected area once or twice daily.

Ciclopirox also comes in a shampoo form that is to be applied to the scalp twice a week for 4 weeks total. Allow a minimum of 3 days between each use.

Common side effects of ciclopirox include redness of the skin and a burning sensation near site of use.

 

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Uses of Penlac Nail Lacquer

Ciclopirox is a prescription medication used to treat fungal infections of the skin, nails, and scalp. Ciclopirox belongs to a group of drugs called antifungals, which work by stopping the growth of fungus.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
 

 

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Ciclopirox

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Side Effects of Penlac Nail Lacquer

Common side effects of ciclopirox include

  • redness of the skin
  • a burning sensation near site of use
  • rash

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Serious side effects have been reported with ciclopirox.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.