Generic Name : Amorolfine Therapeutic Classification : Topical Antibiotics
International- Loceryl, Curanail, Locetar Uñas, Locetar, Micocide, Odenil Uñas, Odenil, Pekiron. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a topical antibiotic, prescribed for toenail infections and skin fungal infections. It is beneficial for individuals unresponsive to other treatment options. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : Topical- Fungal nail infections: As 5% nail lacquer: Apply 1-2 times/week. Usual treatment duration: 6 months for fingernails and 9-12 months for toenails. Skin fungal infections: As 0.25% cream: Apply once daily. Min treatment duration: 2-3 weeks. How it should be taken : It comes as a cream to apply topically over the affected area. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes and ears. Side Effects :
Skin irritation with redness and itching, slight transient burning sensation (rare), hypersensitivity reactions.
* Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this cream.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.
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