Loceryl is a local application which fights fungal infections affecting the nails and nail bed. It acts by disallowing the fungus to form a protective covering around itself, which makes it difficult for the fungus to sustain.
The active ingredient of Loceryl is Amorolfine which is an anti-fungal medicine and acts via the medium of inactive ingredients which are also part of the drug.
Loceryl is used for treatment of fungal infection of the nails (onychomycosis). It may also be indicated for other disorders of nails that have not been mentioned here.
Loceryl is a potent anti-fungal medicine and can display the following side effects:
Side effects may occur in hypersensitive patients, or in those people who have used Loceryl in a wrong manner. Development of any side effects should be reported to a dermatologist immediately and use of Loceryl should be stopped. Patients should not use Loceryl unless it has been prescribed, in order to avoid development of side effects.
Loceryl is exclusively meant for treatment of nail infections. Therefore, certain restrictions should be followed while using the medicine in order to avoid harmful drug reactions. Some of these instructions are mentioned below:
These instructions should be followed in order to hasten treatment of fungal infection, without development of any harmful effects.
Given below is a drug which has similar chemical composition and action to Loceryl. However, it should be remembered that this medicine should not be used in place of Loceryl without a physician's consent.