About Careers MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Amorolfine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Last Updated on Dec 26, 2012
Font : A-A+

Information about Amorolfine

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

Trade Names/Brand Names of Amorolfine

India : 

International : 

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

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.
Advertisement

When should Amorolfine not 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.



Advertisement
Recommended Reading

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.

Drugs A - Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Drugs Search


    Advertisement
    Drug Price
    Loceryl Nail Laquer

    Galderma India Pvt.Ltd.
    Loceryl Nail Laquer

    Galderma India Pvt.Ltd.
    What's New on Medindia
    Test  Your Knowledge on Heart
    Test Your Knowlege on Genes
    Obesity in Teens Make Inroads into Early Atrial Fibrillation
    View all

    Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
    Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

    Most Popular on Medindia

    Find a Doctor Hearing Loss Calculator Find a Hospital Drug - Food Interactions Noscaphene (Noscapine) The Essence of Yoga How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips Vent Forte (Theophylline) Calculate Ideal Weight for Infants Post-Nasal Drip
    This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use