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Drug information on 8X Shampoo (Ciclopirox) from Cipla Limited (Xterna)

8X Shampoo

Cipla Limited (Xterna)
Generic : Ciclopirox
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Medical Condition(s) for which 8X Shampoo may be prescribed

Side effects of 8X Shampoo

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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.

How to use 8X Shampoo?

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

When is 8X Shampoo not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for 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.

Other Precautions for 8X Shampoo

Use the medication for the full treatment time.

Storage Conditions for 8X Shampoo

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

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

Disclaimer : The Price of the drugs indicated above may not match the actual price at which they are sold. Prices can change depending on many factors, including GST. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
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