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All about: Keralac Nailstik Solution

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Generic Name: Urea Solution 50% (you-REE-ah)
Brand Name: Keralac Nailstik

Keralac Nailstik Solution is used for:

Promoting the healing of certain conditions of the fingernails and toenails (eg, hyperkeratotic conditions). It may also be used to treat certain other skin conditions (eg, corns; calluses; rough, dry skin) as determined by your doctor.

Keralac Nailstik Solution is a debriding agent. It works by helping the breakdown of dead skin and pus, which helps improve the recovery time of open wounds.

Do NOT use Keralac Nailstik Solution if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Keralac Nailstik Solution

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Keralac Nailstik Solution:

Some medical conditions may interact with Keralac Nailstik Solution. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Keralac Nailstik Solution. Because little, if any, of Keralac Nailstik Solution is absorbed into the blood, the risk of it interacting with another medicine is low.

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Keralac Nailstik Solution may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Keralac Nailstik Solution:

Use Keralac Nailstik Solution as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Keralac Nailstik Solution is for external use only.
  • If you miss a dose of Keralac Nailstik Solution, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Keralac Nailstik Solution.

Important safety information:

  • Keralac Nailstik Solution is for external use only. Do not get it in the eyes or mouth. If you get Keralac Nailstik Solution in the eyes, rinse them immediately with a generous amount of cool water.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant while taking Keralac Nailstik Solution, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Keralac Nailstik Solution during pregnancy. It is unknown if Keralac Nailstik Solution is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Keralac Nailstik Solution, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.

Possible side effects of Keralac Nailstik Solution:

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Mild skin irritation; temporary burning, stinging, or itching.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions or need medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor or health care provider. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088) or at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected:

Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org/findyour.htm), or emergency room immediately.

Proper storage of Keralac Nailstik Solution:

Store Keralac Nailstik Solution at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Keralac Nailstik Solution out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information:

  • If you have any questions about Keralac Nailstik Solution, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • Keralac Nailstik Solution is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
  • If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Keralac Nailstik Solution. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.

Issue Date: September 5, 2007
Database Edition 07.3.1.003
Copyright © 2007 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

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