Ciclopirox is used for the treatment of skin fungal infections like jock's itch, athlete's foot and ringworm. Ciclopirox is also used to treat a skin condition known as pityriasis; this is a fungal infection that causes lightening or darkening of the skin around the legs, arms, chest or neck.
Ciclopirox is a medication that treats fungal and yeast infections of the skin. The medicine is very effective in treating athlete's foot, ringworm and jock itch. Ciclopirox works by killing fungal cells on the affected area or by preventing the fungal cell from reproducing and slowing their growing. The medicine is supplied mostly in the form of cream and it is for topical application only. Among the many bacterial infections disease that Ciclopirox can treat are Tinea Crutis, Cutaneous Candidiasis, Tinea pedis and Onychomycosis. You must ensure that you have cleaned the affected area with soap and dried it thoroughly before applying Ciclopirox. Avoid getting Ciclopirox into contact with the eyes since it can be painful.