What is EXODERIL and what it is used
EXODERIL 1% solution is suitable for the treatment of fungal infections, and comprises naftifine. It is active against skin fungi, yeasts, molds and others. It is also active against a variety of bacterial infections, which frequently occur in fungal infections in humans.
EXODERIL is a treatment for fungal infections of the feet, particularly between the toes, the bottom of the foot (characterized by redness, swelling, and peeling or itchy blisters), and nails.
2. What you should know before using EXODERIL
Do not use EXODERIL
if you are allergic to naftifine or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.
Warnings and Precautions
At the first signs of side effects, please inform your doctor. Do not use Ekzoderil solution when you experience allergy.
EXODERIL 1% solution is only for use on skin and eye contact should be avoided. Do not apply to open wounds solution, because alcohol in its contents can cause painful burns.
Duration of treatment
Continue treatment with EXODERIL at the same dose for at least two weeks after removing the infection to prevent recurrence. If you do not experience any clinical improvement within 4 weeks, consult your doctor and review the treatment.
The safety and efficacy of naftifine in children and adolescents below 18 years have not been established. There is not enough data available.
Patients with impaired renal or hepatic function
No need dose adjustment.
Patients should be informed of the usual hygiene measures to avoid sources of infection and re-infection.
Other medicines and EXODERIL
There are no known interactions with other drugs.
Pregnancy, lactation and fertility
Here are no studies that establish the impact of EXODERIL 1% solution on fertility. The use of naftifine in pregnant women is very limited, and there is no indication of direct or indirect harmful effects on reproductive toxicity based on animal studies. When properly applied, this medicine is not expected to affect the fetus or newborn, as teratogenicity studies do not demonstrate any embryotoxic effect of naftifine. When used correctly, the drug does not have harmful effects on the fetus or newborn. However, as a precautionary measure, it is advisable to avoid using EXODERIL 1% solution during pregnancy and lactation.
3. How to use EXODERIL
In the event that otherwise prescribed, carefully follow the recommended dosage.
EXODERIL 1% solution is applied to affected areas once daily. These areas should be cleaned and dried thoroughly before applying the solution.
Despite the rapid improvement of symptoms (itching, redness, etc.) Is important for patients with fungal infections of the skin to continue treatment for two weeks after complete resolution of symptoms in order to prevent their resumption.
To ensure the quickest possible cure for fungal infections (mycoses), it is important to keep nails as short as possible and file their surfaces before and after treatment. Fungal nail infections require several months of treatment for the healthy nail to grow.
To expedite the healing process of fungal infections, please take note of the following:
1. The microorganisms that cause fungal infection may be attached to pieces of clothing that are in contact with the affected areas. Therefore they must be replaced daily.
2. Normal and especially dry skin surface is the best protection against fungal infections. Avoid wearing tight and poorly ventilated clothing (eg. Synthetic socks and tight shoes) affected areas. You also need to dry the affected areas thoroughly after washing. Towels should be changed daily.
3. If you have a fungal infection of the feet, do not walk barefoot at home, in swimming pools or example. in hotel. Thus preventing the spread of infection to others, especially your reinfection.
4. Do not visit sauna or steam bath until the fungal infection is not completely clear.
Method of administration
The solution can be applied directly from the vial by means of a dropper or on a piece of cotton.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Reported adverse reactions from the group of common disorders and condition of the application site.
Not known (from the available data can not assess the frequency):
a feeling of dryness, redness and burning.
Side effects are reversible and usually did not require discontinuation of treatment. They disappear after treatment.
5. How to store EXODERIL
Do not store above 30 ° C.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use EXODERIL after the expiry date stated on the label or carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Shelf life after first opening the container: 4 weeks.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
The active substance is naftifinov hydrochloride. 1 ml solution contains 10 mg naftifinov hydrochloride.
The other ingredients are propylene glycol, ethanol, distilled water.
EXODERIL looks like and contents of the pack
Original package containing 10 ml or 20 ml solution for skin.