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OLAMIN 1.5% LOTION

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MRP: Rs. 206.93 for 1 bottle(s) (30 ML lotion each)
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Composition for OLAMIN

Ciclopirox Topical(1.5%)

food interaction for OLAMIN

alcohol interaction for OLAMIN

pregnancy interaction for OLAMIN

lactation interaction for OLAMIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Olamin 1.5% lotion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Olamin 1.5% lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for OLAMIN

Ciclopirox Topical(1.5%)

Uses

Olamin 1.5% lotion is used in the treatment of dandruff, fungal infections and nail infections.

How it works

Ciclopirox belongs to a class of medications called as antifungals. It works by inhibiting certain essential fungal proteins (enzymes) thereby stopping growth and killing the fungus.

Common side effects

Application site itching, Burning sensation, Skin redness

SUBSTITUTES for OLAMIN

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Expert advice for OLAMIN

  • Ciclopirox topical is meant for application to skin, nails and scalp only.
  • In case of accidental consumption or contact with eyes or vagina, wash immediately and contact your doctor if irritation persists.
  • In case of nail infections, regular trimming of nails along with daily application of ciclopirox nail lacquer is advised.
  • Avoid use of nail polish or other cosmetics on treated nails.
  • Contact your doctor if you do not notice any improvements after 4 weeks of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice increased skin irritation or redness, itching, burning, blistering, oozing, and swelling at the site of application. 
  • Consult your doctor before using in children <10 years. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to ciclopirox or any of its ingredients.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)