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Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Ciclopirox
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer is a synthetic antifungal. It is used for dermatological treatment of conditions like superficial mycoses. It is applied topically on the skin. It functions by stopping the growth of fungus in the toenails and fingernails.

On using Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer you may experience side effects such as burning sensation, redness, swelling, irregular heartbeat, rash, dandruff, headache and skin problems. In case of severe reactions contact your health care provider right away.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have any of these following conditions. If you have allergies to any foods, medicines, substances, you have a history of organ transplant, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs and/or you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant anytime soon or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage for Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer should be prescribed by your doctor based on your condition. Before using this medication ensure to wash your hands and clean the affected area. Do not wrap the treated area with bandages or any piece of clothing. If the symptoms do not go away even after 4 weeks then notify your doctor immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Application site itching

Burning sensation

Skin redness.

Is It safe with alcohol?

No interaction found

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Cicloxola gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Cicloxola gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Onylac 8% Nail Lacquer is a topical dermatological and antifungal treatment. However, the mechanism of action fr the medication is not well understood, although the loss of functionality for certain peroxidise and catalase enzymes may lead to the benefits from the drug.
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