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AM Laqer Nail Lacquer


Overview

Introduction

AM Laqer Nail Lacquer is an antifungal medication. It is used for treating fungal infections of the affected area. It kills the fungi and helps in treating the infection.

AM Laqer Nail Lacquer should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Some of the common side effects include blisters on the skin, nail disorders like nail damage and discoloration, skin irritation, rash or redness on the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.

Make sure you wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Side effects of AM Laqer Nail Lacquer

Common
  • Blisters on skin
  • Nail disorder
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin rash
  • Erythema (skin redness)

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Skin irritation and Skin rash
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.

How to use AM Laqer Nail Lacquer

Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Trim your nails. Apply the medicine with applicator brush to the nail and its underside and let it dry for 30 seconds.

How AM Laqer Nail Lacquer works

AM Laqer Nail Lacquer belongs to a class of anti-fungal medications. It inhibits the enzymes that are essential for fungal growth, thereby killing the wide variety of sensitive fungi.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AM Laqer Nail Lacquer during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
AM Laqer Nail Lacquer should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • AM Laqer Nail Lacquer helps treat fungal skin and nail infections.
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes, ears, nose or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.
  • When using for nail infections, avoid the use of nail varnishes and artificial nails. Do not share your nail-filer to prevent spread of infection.
  • Do not use it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Keep using AM Laqer Nail Lacquer for 3 to 5 days after the symptoms of the infection have cleared up to prevent it from coming back.

Patient Concerns

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Fungal problem in toe and nails
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Loceryl nail lacquer once a week over nail
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Dermatology
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FAQs

Q. How often should you use AM Laqer?

AM Laqer contains amorolfine which is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat fungal infections of the nails and skin. When used for nail infections, it is applied once weekly on the affected finger or toenails. Sometimes your physician may ask you to apply it twice weekly. It is important that the affected areas should be cleansed and dried properly. When used for skin infections, it is applied once daily following proper cleansing of the affected area. Do not stop the treatment in between even if the symptoms heal. Your doctor will recommend the exact dose and duration of the treatment based on the type of fungal infection.

Q. Is AM Laqer a steroid?

No, AM Laqer is not a steroid. It is a medicine which is used to kill a wide variety of infection-causing fungus. It is applied on the affected skin or nails to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q. Can we apply AM Laqer on other parts of the body?

No, this medicine should not be used on other parts of the body like eyes, oral cavity or intravaginally. Its use should be restricted to only nails and skin. Before using the medicine consult the doctor and follow the instructions carefully.

Q. Can AM Laqer cause any local reaction or rashes?

Yes, the use of AM Laqer may cause allergic reactions, but the probability is unknown. Such allergic reaction is not very common and is likely to occur in only susceptible or sensitive individuals. Immediately contact your doctor if you experience such reactions.

Q. Is AM Laqer safe to be used in kids?

No, AM Laqer should not be used in children and infants. This is because there is no evidence available to prove the safety of the medicine. Consult your doctor in case your kid develops nail or skin infections or has any nail changes.
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References
  1. Amorolfine. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2013 [revised 21 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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