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Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) Topical



Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) Topical is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections.

How it works

Clioquinol (iodochlorhydroxyquin) topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Rash, Allergic reaction, Skin swelling

Available Medicine

No medicine available

Expert advice

  • Avoid direct contact of cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Take necessary precautions while applying iodochlorohydroxyquinoline topical as it may stain your clothes, hair, skin and nails.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to iodochlorohydroxyquinoline or any of its ingredients.
  • It should not given to children < 2 years.

Content on this page was last updated on 14 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)