Generic Name : Amorolfine
TradeName : International- Loceryl, Curanail, Locetar Uņas, Locetar, Micocide, Odenil Uņas, Odenil, Pekiron.
Why it is prescribed : 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 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.
Special Instruction :
* 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.
Other Precautions :
* Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this cream.
* Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.