Compare Ciclopirox vs. Selsun

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Loprox
(ciclopirox)

Selsun
(selenium sulfide)

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Side effects
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We haven’t found good data for Ciclopirox side effects.

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How it works
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Type of medication
CiclopiroxSelsun
Available as
CiclopiroxSelsun
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Liquid
  • Shampoo
  • Shampoo
Used for
CiclopiroxSelsun
  • Onychomycosis Due To Dermatophyte Mild To Moderate
  • Dandruff Pityriasis Versicolor Seborrheic Dermatitis Of Scalp
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

      The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

      Upsides and benefits
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      Downsides and risks
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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      More about CiclopiroxSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
      Have you used Loprox (ciclopirox)?
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      More about SelsunSide effectsFDA package insert
      Have you used Selsun (selenium sulfide)?
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