Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5ml

Fungal Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

LOCERYL SOLUTION contains Amorolfine which belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. It is indicated in the treatment of fungal infections of the nails. Amorolfine effectively kills the infection-causing organisms by inhibiting the biosynthesis of ergosterol. It alters cell membrane permeability, disrupts cellular metabolic processes and causes cell death.

Before application, file the infected areas of nail. Do not use nail files used for infected nails on healthy nails. It may lead to spread of infection. Make sure that no one else uses the files from your kit to the avoid spread of infection. It is important to continue to use LOCERYL SOLUTION until your infection clears, and healthy nails grows back. You can apply any cosmetic nail varnish while applying this medicine but, wait for at least 10 minutes before applying. Do not use any artificial nails, while applying this medicine. The nail paint should be carefully removed before repeat application of this medicine.

Always avoid contact of this medicine with your nose, eyes, ears and mouth. If contact happens, wash it with water and contact your doctor immediately. Do not inhale this medicine. Do not apply the lacquer on the skin around the nail. Stop using this medicine and seek immediate medical attention if you experience any signs of allergic reactions such as skin rash, swelling face, lips, tongue or throat or difficulty in breathing. Immediately remove the lacquer with a nail varnish remover and do not re-apply. Before applying this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding. This medicine is not recommended for use in children. Consult your doctor before using.

USES OF LOCERYL SOLUTION

  • Treats fungal infections of the nails

HOW LOCERYL SOLUTION WORKS

Amorolfine kills the fungi by inhibiting the biosynthesis of ergosterol, an essential component of fungal cell membranes. This leads to alternation in fungal cell membrane permeability, disruption of key fungal metabolic processes and cell death.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use this medicine as directed by your physician. It should be applied on the affected finger or toenail once or twice weekly or as directed by your doctor.

Step 1: File down the infected areas of nail including nail surface, as much as possible using the nail file provided. Do not use the nail files used for infected nails on healthy nails, because it may lead to spread of infection.

Step 2: Clean the nail surface using one of the swabs provided.

Step 3: Dip the spatula into the bottle of nail lacquer. Do not wipe off the lacquer on the edges of the bottle before it is applied.

Step 4: Gently apply the lacquer evenly over the entire surface of the affected nails and allow it to dry for about 3 minutes. Wait for at least 10 minutes before applying any cosmetic nail paint. Repeat the procedure for each affected nail.

Step 5: Clean the spatula using the same swab you used for nail cleansing and carefully dispose the swab.

Before using the nail lacquer again, remove the old lacquer and nail varnish (if any) from your nails and file down the nails again if necessary. Once dried so you can wash your hands and feet as the nail lacquer is unaffected by soap and water. Continue to use this medicine, until your infection gets clear and healthy nails have grown back which usually happens after about 6 months for fingernails and 9 to 12 months for toenails.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LOCERYL SOLUTION

SERIOUS

  • systemic allergic reaction (such as skin rash, swelling of face, lips, tongue or throat and difficulty in breathing)

RARE

  • nail damage or discoloration
  • fragile or brittle nails

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nail damage:

This side effect is usually rare and need not to worry about. Consult your doctor if this side effect troubles you.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LOCERYL SOLUTION should not be used if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

LOCERYL SOLUTION should not be used if you are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

This medicine does not affect your ability to drive or travel.

ALLERGY

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to amorolfine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Talk to your doctor, before taking this medicine if you:

  • have diabetes
  • have weak immune system
  • have poor blood circulation in your hands and feet
  • have severely damaged or infected nails

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using or have recently used any other topical medications.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Amorolfine
Pharmacological Category :   Topical antifungals
Therapeutic Indication :  

Fungal infections of nails

Dosage Forms :   Cream, Gel, Lotion, Spray, Nail Lacquer

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT LOCERYL SOLUTION

Can LOCERYL SOLUTION be used during pregnancy?

This medicine should not be used if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Consult your doctor for advice before taking.

Can we apply nail polish with LOCERYL SOLUTION?

Yes. You can apply any cosmetic nail varnish while applying this medicine but, wait for at least 10 minutes before applying. Carefully, remove the nail varnish before re-application of this medicine.

Can we apply LOCERYL SOLUTION everyday?

This medicine should be applied on the affected nails once or twice weekly or as directed by your doctor. Consult your doctor about its usage.

REFERENCES

1. John E. Bennett. Antifungal agents. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological basics of Therapeutics. 12th Edition. New York MC Graw Hill Medical. 2011. Page – 1586.

2. Galderma. Treatment of Onychomycosis with Loceryl (Amorolfine) Nail Lacquer 5% Versus Ciclopirox Nail Lacquer (LOOP). NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised on October 2018] [Accessed 12th November 2020] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02679911

3. M Haria, H M Bryson. Amorolfine. A review of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic potential in the treatment of onychomycosis and other superficial fungal infections. NIH National Library of Medicine, National Center of Biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. January 1995. [Accessed 12th November 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7705210/

4. Chanelle Medical. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on July 2019] [Accessed 12th November 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8053.pdf

5. Laboratoires Galderm. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on July 2017] [Accessed 12th November 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1411.pdf

6. STRADIS. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on March 2019] [Accessed 12th November 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3292.pdf

7. P.W.Beyvers GmbH. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on June 2018] [Accessed 12th November 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7414.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    10
    Ingredient
    AMOROLFINE 5%
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5ml

Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5ml Mkt: Galderma India Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.583.00
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