ciclopirox

noun

ci·​clo·​pir·​ox ˌsī-klō-ˈpir-ˌäks How to pronounce ciclopirox (audio)
: a synthetic, topical, antifungal agent C12H17NO2 or its derivative C12H17NO2·C2H7NO ( ciclopirox olamine ) that is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, and nails

Note: Trademarks for preparations of ciclopirox and ciclopirox olamine include Ciclodan, Loprox, and Penlac.

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“Ciclopirox.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ciclopirox. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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