Ciclopirox is an antifungal medication. Ciclopirox topical prevents fungus from growing. Ciclopirox topical (for the skin) cream, gel, and lotion formulations are used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. Ciclopirox shampoo is used to treat seborrheic dermatitis (inflammatory skin condition) of the scalp. Ciclopirox nail lacquer is used to treat fungal infections of the toenails and fingernails. Ciclopirox topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ciclodan is a medication that is classified as an antifungal. It is a topical cream that is applied directly to the skin and is prescribed for addressing common infections brought about by fungus. It may be prescribed as a spray or cream. It is a synthetic antifungal ointment that works by inhibiting the growth of fungus, yeast and other conditions.