Medication Description: Amorolfine
cis-2,6-dimethyl-4- [2-methyl-3- (n-tert-pentylphenyl) -propyl] morpholine.
Synonym: Loceryl, Loceryl.
Like other imidazole antifungal drugs, it has antifungal (fungistatic and fungicidal) effect, damaging the cell membrane of fungi due to a violation of sterol synthesis.
Applied externally (in the form of varnish) to the treatment and prevention of fungal nail infections (onychomycosis) caused by dermatophytes, yeast and mold fungi, actinomycetes, as well as for the treatment of skin candidiasis.
The varnish is applied with the help of attached spatulas onto the nails of the hands and feet 1-2 times a week. Before use, the affected areas are removed by sawing and wiping with a cotton swab moistened with isopropyl alcohol. In the future, the procedure is carried out in the same sequence. Treatment continues until new nails sprout. In the case of lesions of the nails of the hands, the course of treatment usually lasts up to 6 months, with lesions of the nails of the feet - up to 12 months.
When applying lacquer may feel burning.
The drug is not prescribed to children.
In order to avoid washing off the varnish in case of contact (work) with organic solvents, waterproof gloves should be worn.
Form release: 5% nail polish in bottles of 2.5 and 5 ml (complete with disposable nail files, spatulas and tampons).