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Ciclopirox (Ciclopirox Olamine) - Indications and Dosage



Ciclopirox Shampoo is indicated for the topical treatment of seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp in adults.


Wet hair and apply approximately 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of Ciclopirox Shampoo to the scalp. Up to 2 teaspoons (10 mL) may be used for long hair. Lather and leave on hair and scalp for 3 minutes. A timer may be used. Avoid contact with eyes. Rinse off. Treatment should be repeated twice per week for 4 weeks, with a minimum of 3 days between applications.

If a patient with seborrheic dermatitis shows no clinical improvement after 4 weeks of treatment with Ciclopirox Shampoo, the diagnosis should be reviewed.


Ciclopirox Shampoo, 1% is supplied in 120 mL plastic bottles (NDC 51672-1351-8). Discard unused product after initial treatment duration. Store at 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Mfd. By: Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc., Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6T 1C1

Dist. By: Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., Hawthorne, NY 10532

Issued: September, 2008


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