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Nail fungus treatment preparations

If you notice discoloration of toenails, saw that they had begun to crumble, exfoliate, then the chances of becoming infected with fungi.Treating nail fungus is rather complicated.Mycotic nail infections of the skin and feet refers to the most popular type of fungal infections, often passing into the chronic form.For the treatment of nail fungus should use appropriate drugs.Provided two main types of drugs used to treat nail fungus - is internal and external.

external preparation for the treatment of nail fungus

Under the external preparation for the treatment of nail fungus refers to gels, ointments, creams, varnishes, adhesives having exfoliate action.

The most famous antifungal lacquers are Loceryl and Batrafen.They have the ability to penetrate into the deeper layers of the nail and nail bed.Before use such varnishes, nail lesion removed nail file is erased fat coating, e.g., with ethanol.

use patches and keratolytic ointments performed to remove the damaged portion of the nail.They soften the

nail, then it is possible to easily remove the damaged tissue from the surface of the nail bed.The patches in their composition comprise urea, trichloroacetic acid or salicylic acid as an antiseptic or iodine hinozola and sometimes ketoconazole - an antifungal agent.

on the surface of the nail impose keratolytic patch that closes the top plaster and bandages.After 2-3 days the affected areas to clean off and re-covered with plaster.Treatment should be repeated until the disappearance of the affected areas.In the treatment of fingernails procedure will take about six months, in getting rid of nail fungus on your feet - the length of treatment can range from 9 months to a year.

Today produced kits of medicines to get rid of the fungus on the nails, for example, a set of "mikospor", which includes ointment having antifungal and keratolytic actions simultaneously, scraper nails and plaster.

also allowed to use creams topical administration, for example, Terbizila, Terbiksa or Lamisil, as an active ingredient which is used terbinafine.The cream is applied daily to the affected areas.The average duration of treatment was 2-3 weeks.

But keep in mind that local drugs are effective only in the case, if you start to use them, when the disease is at an early stage of the disease.At the later stages there is a need for comprehensive treatment, when combined external and internal cure for the fungus.

internal preparations for the treatment of nail fungus

drugs of internal exposure for the treatment of nail fungus, which are issued in the form of tablets, capsules, are active in the fungus is a prolonged effect, reduced the risk of recurrence of the fungus.Use of such drugs is necessary for 2-4 months.But a safe and effective method for the treatment of nail fungus include the use of "pulse therapy".Under this method refers to the use of drugs for nail fungus rates, providing for long breaks.

The internal preparations for the treatment of nail fungus are 5 main groups that differ according to the type of active ingredient:

  • terbinafine;
  • fluconazole;
  • itraconazole;
  • ketoconazole;
  • griseofulvin.

Most often, doctors prescribe Lamisil, Diflucan and Orungal.

drugs taken by mouth, are appointed in the event that a significant loss of nails.Their use should be combined with local therapy.