Gyne Lotrimin

Loprox Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Loprox cream, lotion, and topical solution are used for the treatment of the various fungal skin infections such as Athlete's foot, Fungal infection of the groin, Fungal infection of non-hairy parts of the skin and Candidiasis. Loprox gel is used for athlete's foot and certain scalp inflammations.

Loprox Dosage

  • For adults, you should be apply this medicine to the affected and surrounding skin areas 2 times a day, in the morning and evening.
  • Safety and effectiveness of the cream, lotion, and solution have not been established in children under 10 years of age.

Uses of Loprox

  • It is used for the treatment of the various fungal skin infections.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Loprox

Before taken Loprox medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Loprox. Side effects may include:

  • Burning or stinging sensation

Warnings and precautions before taking Loprox:

  • If the affected area of skin shows signs of increased irritation such as redness, burning, swelling then you should notify your doctor.
  • You should also avoid the use of airtight dressings or bandages.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Loprox with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Loprox with other drugs. You should not combine this medicine with other steroid creams. Because use of more than one steroid-containing product increases the chance of side effects.


After taken Loprox if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Loprox overdose is unknown.

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