Medication Manual

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.


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