What is Loceryl nail lacquer?
Loceryl is a nail lacquer antifungal. It contains the active ingredient amorolfin (50 mg per 1 ml of lacquer), ethyl alcohol, ethyl acetate, ammonium methacrylate copolymer (type A), triacetin, and butyl acetate.
What is Loceryl polish used for?
Nail fungus treatment. There are several fungi that can cause the disease. Only a doctor can decide if this fungal nail lacquer is effective against a particular infection.
Mechanism of action
The active ingredient damages the outer shell, the so-called cell membrane of fungi. This membrane loses some of its functions, it becomes less permeable for nutrients - the cell starves. The growth and reproduction of fungi is also inhibited, or they die directly as a result of additional damage to the inner part of the cell.
Where can I buy Loceryl (Amorolfine) nail lacquer?
Loceryl is available without a prescription at our pharmacy. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor before use, as only a doctor will be able to determine whether amorolfin nail polish will be effective against your fungal disease.
How do I use Loceryl antifungal nail polish?
To be used only by adults over 18 years of age.
- Single dose: sufficient amount.
- Total dose: once a week.
- Time: regardless of the time of day.
The total dose should not be exceeded without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.
Treatment should be continued until complete recovery. The total duration of treatment is from 6 to 12 months.
How to use Loceryl nail lacquer?
Apply antifungal nail lacquer to the affected nail. Before doing so, file and clean the affected parts of the nail. To apply, use an applicator and let the lacquer dry for 5 minutes.
Loceryl: Side effects
Side effects are very rare when using Loceryl nail lacquer. Damage to the nails, color changes, destruction of nail plates, and nail brittleness, can be a consequence of the fungal infection itself.
If you, use several antifungal drugs, their action may change due to the interaction. It is advisable to consult your doctor or pharmacist for possible interactions.
The use of the medication is contraindicated in the case of hypersensitivity to the ingredients.
Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before using in such cases:
- Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)
- General circulatory disorders
- Changes in the nails as a result of improper nutrition
Children and adolescents under 18 years of age: in this age group the drug should usually not be used.
Pregnancy: consult a physician. Various considerations play a role in whether and how to use the drug during pregnancy.
Breastfeeding: talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she will review your specific starting point and make appropriate recommendations on whether and how you can continue breastfeeding.
If you have been prescribed medication despite the contraindications, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit may be greater than the risk involved if it is contraindicated.read more