Ciclopirox topical - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Drug Profile

Ciclopirox topical - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Alternative Names: 1% ciclopirox shampoo - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International; Loprox; Loprox cream; Loprox gel; Loprox Gel; Loprox shampoo; Loprox Shampoo; Loprox topical suspension

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
  • Developer Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • Class Antifungals; Pyridones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cell cycle inhibitors; DNA repair inhibitors; DNA synthesis inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Mycoses; Seborrhoeic dermatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 11 Dec 2012 Valeant Pharmaceuticals acquires Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
  • 01 Mar 2012 US FDA approves ANDA application for generic version of ciclopriox gel 0.77% for seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp
  • 14 Apr 2003 Data presented at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD-2003) conference have been added to the adverse events and Skin Disorders therapeutic trials section ,
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