Ciclopirox Gel 0.77%

  • Ciclopirox is similar to the brand Loprox Gel 0.77%, and Loprox Shampoo 1%, anti-fungal medications.
  • Ciclopirox is a broad spectrum anti-fungal medication used to treat seborrheic dermatitis (scaly patches and red skin) of the scalp in patients 17 years of age or older. 
  • Ciclopirox is considered a broad-spectrum anti-fungal medication but also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Next Steps

Print out our ASK YOUR DOCTOR form and bring it with you to your dermatology appointment.  During your visit, don’t forget to ask your doctor about the PruGen $0 Co-pay program, the best-value in dermatology.

Important Information

Ciclopirox gel, 0.77% is indicated for the topical treatment of seborrheic dermatitis in adults.


Important Safety Information

  • If the condition does not improve after 4 weeks of treatment, please see your doctor, as the diagnosis of seborrheic dermatitis should be reviewed.
  • Ciclopirox gel, 0.77% should not be used by people who have allergies or are hypersensitive to any of its ingredients.
  • The most common side effects are itching, burning, redness, seborrhea, and rash. If you experience a reaction or sensitivity to ciclopirox gel, 0.77%, stop use of the product and contact your doctor for the appropriate treatment response. Avoid getting the product in your eyes—if contact does occur, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • While seborrheic dermatitis may appear at puberty, the safety and effectiveness of ciclopirox gel, 0.77% has not been established in patients younger than 16 years.
  • The safe and effective use of ciclopirox gel, 0.77% in patients who have a history of immune system deficiencies or who have nerve disorders caused by diabetes has not been established.


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