ciclopirox

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ciclopirox

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Penlac, a prescription nail lacquer, has been more effective for some patients but is not a sure cure.
Topical ciclopirox (Penlac) works somewhat better than a placebo, but it's not a cure.
Based upon the peak sales of the topical product Penlac ($125 million US, 5.5%-8.5% efficacy) and Lamisil ($1.2 billion world-wide, 38% efficacy, but with the risk of liver failure and death), we believe a topical drug that is both safe and effective can generate peak sales of $700 million by 2020 in the U.S."
Topical Penlac antifungal could be used as an adjunct to benign neglect management.
Available by prescription only, Penlac Nail Lacquer is applied daily to the infected nails with a brush.
The product, 8% ciclopirox hydroxypropyl-chitosan nail lacquer (CicloPoli, Polichem), or P-3051, had an overall 119% greater mycologic cure rate than the commercially available 8% ciclopirox monoester (Penlac, Sanofi-Aventis).
Hi-Tech's ciclopirox topical solution is the generic equivalent of Dermik Laboratories' nail fungus treatment Penlac Topical Solution 8%.
(Amityville NY) was cleared to sell its generic version of Dermik Laboratories' nail fungus treatment Penlac. The drug is a topical solution.
DATA WATCH Selected Antifungal Prescribing, 2003 Prescriptions Filled Penlac 1,165,000 Loprox 924,000 Loprox Topical Suspension 467,000 Gentian Violet Topical 4,000 Total Market 2,559,000 Source: Verispan
Ciclopirox (Penlac), one of the more efficacious treatments, achieves a cure rate of 5.5%-8.5%, and the buildup of the lacquer vehicle requires frequent nail debridement.
In addition, the company has launched a generic version of Penlac topical solution (ciclopirox topical solution), a nail lacquer used to treat fungal infections of the fingernails and toenails.