Penlac® (Ciclopirox) - A - Detailing from Skin Therapy Letter


Penlac® (Ciclopirox)







Penlac is the first topical anti-fungal preparation approved specifically for the treatment of onychomycosis. The product was available for use in Canada in July 2004. Topical preparations utilizing ciclopirox (Loprox) have been available since 1984 for the treatment of cutaneous dermatophyte infections.

The effectiveness of the Penlac is related to the unique topical delivery system and the drug (ciclopirox) pharmacokinetics in the nail plate.

Disclaimer: This A-Detail™ is meant to be a practical guide and does not necessarily reflect all risks, side effects or situations associated with this product.

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