8X Shampoo (Ciclopirox) Drug Price and Information

Ciclopirox (8X Shampoo) is an antifungal, prescribed for skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, yeast infections and seborrheic dermatitis (inflammatory skin condition). It prevents fungal growth.  
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8X Shampoo - Cipla Limited (Xterna)

8X Shampoo  Shampoo

Generic : Ciclopirox
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on 8X Shampoo from Cipla Limited (Xterna)


When is 8X Shampoo prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

Adult: Topical Seborrhoeic dermatitis as 1% shampoo: Apply twice weekly.
Nail fungal infections as 8% lacquer: Apply once daily.
Skin fungal infections as 0.77% cream/gel/suspension/solution/powder. Apply twice daily.

What are the common side effects of 8X Shampoo

Local:Itching, redness, burning sensation, headache, rash, irritation, dryness, pain at the affected area, discoloration in nails.

How to use 8X Shampoo?

It comes as a lotion or cream; apply topically, once or twice daily.


In which conditions should 8X Shampoo be avoided?



What are the Precautions needed with 8X Shampoo

Caution needed for patients with history of diabetes.

Special attention for children, pregnancy, and lactation.

Do not use it for eyes.

Do not take this medication internally.

Avoid the use of occlusive wrappings or dressings.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Use the medication for the full treatment time.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature and in airtight container. Keep away from children.

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