Penlac - Ciclopirox topical Solution for Nails

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Penlac - Ciclopirox topical Solution for Nails
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Penlac nail lacquer is a topical solution which contains a synthetic antifungal agent named ciclopirox. The medicine is intended to be used topically on fingernails and toenails.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
1 Unit/s Nail Laquer - 8% Solution - 5ml Bottle $10.00 $10.00
3 Unit/s Nail Laquer - 8% Solution - 5ml Bottle $27.00 $9.00
6 Unit/s Nail Laquer - 8% Solution - 5ml Bottle $52.00 $8.67
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Overview of Penlac - Ciclopirox Topical Solution for Nails

Penlac nail lacquer is a topical solution which contains a synthetic antifungal agent named ciclopirox. The medicine is intended to be used topically on fingernails and toenails.

Mechanism action of Penlac:

The drug ciclopirox works by chelation of polyvalent cations which results in the inhibition of metal dependent enzymes responsible for the degradation of peroxides within the fungal cells.

How to use Penlac Medicine:

The solution should be applied on the nails and on the surrounded skin. Penlac nail lacquer should be applied once daily to the affected nails with the applicator brush. The nail lacquer should be applied daily over the previous coat.

Contraindications of Penlac Medicine:

  • The medicine is contraindicated in the pregnant and breastfeeding females.
  • Use of this medicine is also contraindicated in children.
  • The medicine is contraindicated to be used in geriatric patients.
  • The medicine is contraindicated in the individuals who are hypersensitive to the active component of the medication.

Drug interactions:

Penlac shows drug interactions with antifungals for onychomycosis. Other nail polish or nail cosmetics should not be used on the treated nails.

Side effects of Penlac:

The possible side effects seen with the use of Penlac Ciclopirox are-

Unusual or severe itching, redness, burning, dryness and irritation of treated skin, discoloration in the nails

Some more side effects include itching, redness or mild burning.

Missed dose: If a dose is missed, it should be applied as soon as possible.

Overdose: In case of overdosing, visit to the nearby hospital.

Safety measures of Penlac Medicine:

  • Penlac nail lacquer (ciclopirox) topical solution is not to be used for ophthalmic, oral or intravaginal use. It should be used only on nails.
  • If a person is allergic to the active ingredient of the medicine, he should not use Penlac.
  • Do not nail polish or other nail cosmetic products on the treated nails.
  • If on the area of application, there occurs signs of increased irritation like redness, itching, burning, swelling and oozing, inform to the healthcare professional.
  • Before using the medicine, doctor should be informed about the medical history of the patient especially diabetes and numbness in the fingers and toes.

Storage:

Penlac nail lacquer (Ciclopirox) should be stored properly at room temperature away from direct heat and moisture.

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