What is Penlac?

Ciclopirox olamine (used in preparations called Batrafen, Loprox, Rejuvenail, Mycoster, Penlac and Stieprox) is a synthetic antifungal agent for topical dermatologic treatment of superficial mycoses. It is most useful against Tinea versicolor.

Questions and answers on "Penlac"

Hi Doctor,
I have a toenail fungus that causes peeling brittle and thick nails. I have tried chlorhexidine wash and applied the oral chlorhexidine...

doctor1 MD

Hello Doreen,
thanks for using health care magic.

Fungal infection of nails requires a lot of time to treat. However
treatment is effective with...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

My toenail on my big toes are getting very thick and yellow/brown and a smelly clear liquid is coming out

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Toe nail fungal infection

Detailed Answer:

What you are describing sounds like a toe nail fungal infection. These...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Penlac

Ask Question
Doctor Image

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy