ciclopirox olamine


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ciclopirox olamine

(sĭk′lō-pîr′ŏks′ ô′lə-mēn′, sī′klō-)
n.
A broad-spectrum antifungal agent used to treat a variety of fungal infections of the skin.
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aureus Hexane extract Ciclopirox olamine DMSO Inhibition zones (mm [+ or -] SD) 2221 20.67 [+ or -] 0.33 21.67 [+ or -] 0.67 0.00 3008 20.67 [+ or -] 0.88 21.33 [+ or -] 0.88 0.00 4072 20.00 [+ or -] 0.58 23.00 [+ or -] 0.58 0.00 3007 21.00 [+ or -] 0.33 21.00 [+ or -] 0.58 0.00 4163 20.00 [+ or -] 0.58 21.00 [+ or -] 0.58 0.00 4347 23.00 [+ or -] 0.58 21.00 [+ or -] 0.58 0.00 Table 2: Antibacterial activity of compounds isolated from Salvinia auriculata roots.
Pharmaceutical company China Sky One Medical Inc (Nasdaq:CSKI) stated on Friday the receipt of approval from the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) in China for the production of Ciclopirox Olamine Vaginal Suppositories for treatment of fungal vaginal infections.
According to the company, Ciclopirox Olamine Vaginal Suppositories were developed by its internal R&D team based on registration standards of similar imported drugs.
One RCT compared cure rates for 139 patients for clotrimazole 1% cream compared with ciclopirox olamine 1% cream when both were applied twice daily for 28 days.
Multicentre double-blind clinical trials of ciclopirox olamine cream 1% in the treatment of tinea corporis and tinea cruris.
All the topical "-azoles," including econazole nitrate, ciclopirox olamine, and oxiconazole nitrate, appear to be equally effective in the treatment of tinea versicolor, although none has been studied as thoroughly as ketoconazole cream.
TABLE Treatment Approaches for Tinea Versicolor Agent Suggested Dosing Topical Ciclopirox olamine 1% cream(1) Twice daily for 2 weeks Ketoconazole 2% cream(1) Twice daily until clinical improvement Miconazole 2% cream(1) Once daily for 2 weeks Oxiconazole nitrate 1% cream Once to twice daily until clinical improvement Selenium sulfide 2.5% shampoo(1) Once daily for 7 days Terbinafine 1% cream Twice daily for 2 weeks Systemic Ketoconazole 200 mg/d for 10 days Fluconazole 400 mg/d for 3 days Itrraconazole 200 mg/d for 7 days (1) Currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of tinea versicolor.