|| Loceryl Nail Lacquer
|| Amorolfine Hydrochloride
|| Galdema Ltd.
What is Loceryl Nail Lacquer?
Loceryl Nail Lacquer containing the active ingredient amorolfine hydrochloride is considered a morpholine antifungal type of medication. The medication can be used to kill a wide variety of fungi that can cause finger or toe nail infections. It works by disrupting the cell membranes of fungi to keep unwanted substances from entering the cells, stop the contents of the cells from leaking out and eventually killing the fungal cells.
How is Loceryl Nail Lacquer used?
Loceryl Nail Lacquer is usually used 1 to 2 times per week or as directed by a doctor. Prior to applying the medication, each affected nail should be filed down as much as possible using the nail file provided. Use the provided swabs or nail varnish remover to clean the nail surface thoroughly. Using the provided applicator, coat the infected nail with the lacquer while making sure to coat the whole of the nail. Allow the treated nails to air dry for approximately 3 to 5 minutes. Clean the applicator thoroughly after completing each treatment procedure. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the therapy.
Patients using Loceryl Nail Lacquer may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Nail discoloration
- Loose nail
- Broken or brittle nails
- Burning sensation around application site
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Loceryl Nail Lacquer is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.