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What is ciclopirox lotion?

Ciclopirox lotion contains the active ingredient ciclopirox in a lotion formulation. The lotion formulation is not available in the US at this time; however, a topical suspension formulation is available. Ciclopirox belongs to the class of drugs known as antifungals. It works by interfering with the cell membrane of susceptible fungi. Ciclopirox suspension treats the fungus that causes ringworm, jock itch and athlete's foot.

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