Loceryl - external antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections of the nails of hands and feet.
The active substance Loceryl has fungicidal and fungistatic action, which is caused by damage to the cytoplasmic membrane of fungal pathogens. The drug during the day enters the nail plate and the nail bed where the effective concentration of up to 10 days.
In the opinion of Loceryl it has a broad spectrum of action and active against rare and common pathogens of fungal nail infections:
- Molds - Scopulariopsis spp., Alternaria spp., Hendersonula spp .;
- Dimorphic fungi - Histoplasma spp., Coccidioides spp., Sporothrix spp .;
- Yeasts - Cryptococcus spp., Candida spp., Malassezia spp .;
- Mushrooms from the family Dematiaceae - Fonsecaea spp., Cladopsorium spp., Wangiella spp .;
- Dermatophytes - Trichophyton spp., Epidermophyton spp, Microsporum spp ..
With the exception of Actinomyces, bacteria are not sensitive to the active substance Loceryl.
Loceryl produced in the form of 5% solution for external use, containing 1 ml of 50 mg amoroifine. The dark vials of 2, 5, and 5 ml.
The closest analogues of the action are the preparations Loceryl Terbizil, Terbiks, Terbinafine, Terbinoks, Terbifin, Fungoterbin, Fungoterbin Neo Ekzifin, Exoderil, Tebikur, Ungusan, Atifin, Batrafen, Binafin, Lamisil, issued in the form of a cream for topical application.
According to the instructions Loceryl used for:
- Treatment of fungal nail infections that are caused by molds and yeast, as well as dermatophytes;
- Prevention of fungal infections of the nails.
Loceryl of instruction is contraindicated:
- In case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or auxiliary components of the drug;
- During the period of lactation;
- When pregnancy.
Loceryl used externally by applying on the affected nails up to two times a week.
With the help supplied with the drug nail files before starting treatment, remove the affected areas of the nail, then the nail surface is cleaned and degreased with an alcohol swab, which is also attached to the drug.
For the application of Loceryl spatula should be dipped in varnish, applied to the affected nail and allow to dry for three minutes.
Treatment with peers and Loceryl should be continued until complete regeneration of the nail and cure the affected area. Typically, the duration of therapy is six months for fingernails and nail for the treatment of diseases of the feet often requires at least a year.
Used in the processing of the affected nail sawing not recommended to treat healthy nails. Do not use during Loceryl use overhead artificial nails and make-up nail polish.
When conditions predisposing to the development of fungal infections of the nails - diabetes, peripheral circulatory disorders and immunodeficiency, as well as destroyed the nail plate or nail dystrophy are advised to contact a doctor.
Side effects Loceryl
In the opinion of Loceryl in rare cases it can cause damage to the nail. Also, the application of Loceryl sometimes have a burning sensation in the area of the nail after the application of the drug, wearing short-lived, and contact dermatitis. Other adverse effects associated with the use of the drug is not fixed.
Loceryl refers to external non-prescription drugs to the recommended shelf life of 36 months.