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Piroctone Olamine



Piroctone Olamine is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections.

How it works

Piroctone olamine belongs to the class of drugs called anti-fungals. Due to its anti-oxidant and anti-microbial effect, it decreases the fungal infection.

Common side effects

Numbness, Pain, Bleeding, Bruise, Irritation, Swelling, Wrinkling of skin


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Expert advice

  • Avoid contact with the eyes or mouth. If accidental contact occurs, rinse thoroughly the area with water.
  • Consult your doctor before using piroctone olamine in children.
  • Caution should be exercised if you have a history of liver or kidney impairment.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to piroctone olamine or any of its ingredients.

Content on this page was last updated on 17 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)