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CiclopiroxolamineAbout CiclopiroxolamineA synthetic antifungal agent, a hydroxypyridone derivaive.Topical Antifungal Agent.
Mechanism of Action of CiclopiroxolamineCiclopiroxolamine is a chelating agent. It forms complexes with polyvalent metal cations eg.Fe3+, Al 3+. These metal cations are essential for enzymes for exerting their cellular activities including mitochondrial electron transport and energy production. Ciclopirox alters plasma membrane of fungi and changes the internal structure of fungus. It also possesses anti-inflammatory action by inhibiting lipoxygenase and cyclo-oxygenase enzymes.Pharmacokinets of CiclopiroxolamineAbsorption: Absorption of the medicament is minimal after topical application.Onset of Action for CiclopiroxolamineN/ADuration of Action for CiclopiroxolamineN/AHalf Life of Ciclopiroxolamine1.7 hours for 1% topical solutionsSide Effects of Ciclopiroxolamine1.Burning
7.PruritisContra-indications of Ciclopiroxolamine1.Hypersensitivity to CiclopiroxolamineSpecial Precautions while taking Ciclopiroxolamine1. Avoid the use of medicaments if irritation occurs
2. Avoid contact with eyes, mucus membrane and mouth
3. For external use only
4. Avoid use of occlusive dressings
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with caution.Old Age Related InformationUse with caution.Breast Feeding Related InformationUse with caution.Children Related InformationContraindicated
NEONATES: contraindicatedIndications for Ciclopiroxolamine1.Cutaneous candidiasis
Interactions for CiclopiroxolamineNo known interaction.Typical Dosage for CiclopiroxolamineTopical: Ciclopiroxolamine 1% cream. Solution and powder are used. Clean and dry the affected and surrounded area. Apply the medicament with gentle massage over the area twice daily for 1 month
Schedule of CiclopiroxolamineN/AStorage Requirements for CiclopiroxolamineStore at room temperature. Keep away from moisture and heat. Keep out of the reach of childrenEffects of Missed Dosage of CiclopiroxolamineApply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of CiclopiroxolamineGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
Home Delivery for Ciclopiroxolamine in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for ciclopiroxolamine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for ciclopiroxolamine may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take ciclopiroxolamine only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for ciclopiroxolamine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for ciclopiroxolamine with the pharmacy.
Ciclopiroxolamine is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for ciclopiroxolamine might be better known than ciclopiroxolamine itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have ciclopiroxolamine in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for ciclopiroxolamine.