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Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline is an antifungal agent, prescribed for skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm. Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline inhibits fungal growth.  

Drug information on Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline (Clioquinol) from Acichem Laboratories


Acichem Laboratories
Generic : Clioquinol
1000 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline may be prescribed

Side effects of Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline

Unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, swelling and irritation of the skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Topical- As 3% cream/ointment: Apply 2-4 times/day. Duration: Athlete's foot: 4 week and jock itch: 2 week.

How to use Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline?

Apply this cream two or three times a day for four weeks as directed by your physician.

When is Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with broken skin and perforated tympanic membrane, children less than 2 years old and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women and who have undergone thyroid test.

• For external use only; avoid contact with eyes or mouth.

• Avoid using bandages or dressings after applying this cream into the affected area.

Other Precautions for Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline

If the infection persists or worsens, consult with your doctor.

Storage Conditions for Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline

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

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