Amorolfine 5% W/V medicated nail lacquer, P medicine

Amorolfine 5% medicated nail lacquer is a topical antimycotic (antifungal) agent. It is licensed as a P medication, indicated for the treatment of mild cases of fungal infections, affecting the nail, for adults over 18 years of age.

Pharmacists are responsible for the supply of amorolfine P medicine over the counter to patients as a treatment for mild cases of fungal nail infections beneath the tips and sides of nails (distal and lateral subungual onychomycoses) caused by dermatophytes, yeasts and moulds. Treatment is limited to a maximum of 2 infected nails at one time.

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