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Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml belongs to a class of drugs called 'antifungal' primarily used to treat fungal nail infections. Fungal infection occurs when a fungus invades and affects the tissue on the skin. Symptoms of a fungal infection include skin rash, irritation, redness, and scaling of the skin.
Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml contains 'Amorolfine' that works by stopping producing a chemical called 'ergosterol' in fungi that causes nail infection. Without ergosterol, the fungus cannot survive. As a result, infection-causing fungi die.
Use Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml as suggested by your doctor. Common side effects of Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml may include dry skin, itching, redness, or burning sensation of the skin. Most of these side effects of Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml. If you use Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml in topical form, avoid smoking or going near naked flames as Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml catches fire and burns easily. If you are using any steroidal cream, lotion or ointment, inform your doctor before taking Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml to adjust the dose.
Fungal nail infection
Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml is an antifungal that is primarily used to treat fungal infections of nails and skin such as ringworm, jock itch and athlete’s foot, seborrheic dermatitis (dry, flaky skin on face, scalp, chest, upper back, or ears) and pityriasis (a type of skin rash that causes scaly, discoloured patches on chest, back, legs and arms). The fungal cell membranes are essential for their survival as they prevent unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml causes holes in the fungal cell membranes and kills fungi. Thereby, clears fungal infection and provides relief from cracking, burning, scaling and itching of the skin caused due to infections.
Before using Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml, let your doctor know if you have a history of liver diseases, adrenal gland problems, cataract, glaucoma, diabetes or allergic reactions to any medicine ingredient. Let your doctor know if you plan to become pregnant or already pregnant and a lactating mother. Studies show that there may be harmful effects on the baby; hence Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml should be used with caution in pregnancy under your doctor's supervision. If you apply Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml to breasts or nipple for treatment, wash it off while nursing your baby. Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml is for external use only, so avoid contact with the eyes, the mouth, or intravaginally. Notify the doctor if there is no improvement after one week of treatment for tinea cruris or tinea corporis or two weeks for tinea pedis. When using Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml in the groin area, patients should use the medication for two weeks only. Prolonged use of Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml may cause hormonal suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia (increased blood sugar level), and glucosuria (high sugar in urine) in some patients. Apply sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) whenever you go outdoor in the sunlight.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml may interact with respiratory-related medicines (budesonide, formoterol), drugs treating HIV/AIDS (ritonavir, cobicistat) and corticosteroids.
Drug-Food Interaction: No drug-food interactions found/established.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml should not be given in patients with a history of allergic reactions to clotrimazole and betamethasone, have diabetes, liver diseases, cataract, glaucoma, adrenal gland problems, and hormonal problems.
No interaction found/ established. Please consult your doctor before using Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml.
Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml is Category C pregnancy drug and is given to a pregnant woman only if the doctor thinks benefits outweigh risks.
There is limited data on how Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before starting Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml. However, if nursing mothers apply Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml to their breasts for treatment, it is advised to wash the affected area thoroughly before breastfeeding the baby.
Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml does not influence on the ability to drive or use machines.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml in patients with Liver problems, please consult a doctor.
Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml is safe for patients with kidney disease if prescribed by a doctor.
Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml is to be used on children below 12 years of age only when prescribed by the doctor.
It is advised to reach out to your doctor if the fungal infection symptoms persist or worsen after two treatment weeks. Before applying Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml, clean and dry the affected area. Avoid contact of Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml with nose, mouth or eyes. If Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Do not wash the treated areas for a minimum of 3 hours after you apply Loceryl Nail Lacquer 2.5 ml.
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Fungal infection is a skin disease in which a fungus attacks the tissue and cause infection. Fungal infections may be contagious (spread from one person to another). Ringworm is a common fungal infection of skin or scalp contagious and causes a rash resembling a worm in a ring shape. Jock itch (also known as tinea cruris) is a fungal infection of the skin that causes an itchy, red rash in warm and moist areas of the body such as the groin, buttocks, and inner thighs. Athlete’s foot (also known as tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that usually starts between the toes, especially in people who have extremely sweaty feet and wear tight-fitting shoes. It occurs most commonly in athletes. It causes itching, burning, or stinging sensation due to a scaly rash. Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes an itchy rash with dry, flaky scales on the skin that contains oil glands such as the scalp, face, back, and upper chest. Fungal infection in nails happens when there is an overgrowth of fungi in, under, or on the nail. Fungal infections usually occur in toenails than fingernails, likely because toes remain under shoes, in a warm, moist environment.
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