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General Information on Amorolfine

Generic Name : Amorolfine

Latest prescription information about Amorolfine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Topical Antibiotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Amorolfine

India : 

International : 

Loceryl, Curanail, Locetar Uñas, Locetar, Micocide, Odenil Uñas, Odenil, Pekiron

Why is Amorolfine 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 should Amorolfine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Amorolfine?

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 should Amorolfine be taken?

It comes as a cream to apply topically over the affected area.

What are the warnings and precautions for Amorolfine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes and ears.

What are the side effects of Amorolfine?

Skin irritation with redness and itching, slight transient burning sensation (rare), hypersensitivity reactions.

What are the other precautions for Amorolfine?

Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this cream.
Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Amorolfine?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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