Batrafen Nail Lacquer is useful for treatment of Nail infections. THIS PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE TO NEW ZEALAND CUSTOMERS ONLY AS IT IS PRESCRIPTION ONLY IN SOME COUNTRIES.
Batrafen Nail Lacquer has been specially formulated for the treatment of Fungal infections of the Nails.
The active ingredient, Ciclopirox, penetrates the nail plate and reaches the fungal pathogen in as short a time as 48 hours after application.
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Each gram of Batrafen nail lacquer contains, as active ingredient, 80mg ciclopirox along with Copolymer of Methylvinylether and Maleic acid monobutyl ester, Ethyl acetate, 2-propanol.
Before applying Batrafen Nail Lacquer for the first time, as much as possible of the affected nail material should be removed with a scissors and the remaining nail roughened with a nail file.
Batrafen Nail Lacquer is applied to the diseased Nail in a thin layer every other day for the first month. this ensures the Nail is saturated with the active ingredient.
Application may be reduced to not less than twice weekly in the second month of treatment and to once weekly from the third month of treatment.
Throughout the application period, the entire coating of lacquer is taken off once a week with a nail varnish remover.
During this process, as much as possible of the affected nail material should be removed, using a nail file. If the coating of lacquer is damaged in the meantime, it is sufficient to paint over the chipped areas again with the Nail Lacquer.
The duration of the application depends on the severity of the infection, but should not exceed 6 months.
Batrafen Nail lacquer is not indicated for treatment of children
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