Curanail Treats Fungal Nail Infections.
Curanail is a bottle of lacquer, like a nail varnish, that can be used for up to two nails. It's effective against mild fungal infections that start at the tip of the nail and spread towards the base.
CURANAIL GETS TO THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM.
Fungal infections occur deep within the nail, making them difficult to treat. That's why Curanail remains active in the affected area (and is watertight and soap-resistant) for up to a week. This gives its active ingredient time to penetrate the nail bed, and target the source of the infection.
(You'll need to keep using Curanail until the infected nail grows out.)
Curanail contains a powerful agent called amorolfine, which is clinically proven to kill a variety of fungi. Amorolfine works by stopping the production of ergosterol, an essential component of the fungal cell membrane. Without ergosterol, the cell membrane breaks down and the fungi are destroyed.
HOW TO CURANAIL
- Read the information leaflet inside the Curanail pack. If you have any questions (or if you have diabetes, a weak immune system or poor circulation) speak to your doctor or pharmacist first
- File the infected area of the nail(s) with a nail file (don't use the same nail file on healthy nails, as this could spread the infection)
- Dip a re-usable applicator into the Curanail bottle, and apply the lacquer over the infected nail(s)
- Let the treated nail(s) air-dry (this will take around 3 minutes)
- Repeat treatment once a week, until the infected nail(s) grow(s) out
Curanail is available from your pharmacist without a prescription. However, you can expect him or her to ask you questions before you buy it, just to make sure it's right for you.
You CAN Curanail if:
- You're over 18 and have mild fungal infection (i.e. the upper half or sides of the nail are affected)
- Up to two nails are affected
You CAN'T Curanail if:
- You're pregnant or breastfeeding
- You have a severe nail infection
- You're allergic to any of the Curanail ingredients
- More than two nails are affected
- You're under 18
You SHOULD speak to your doctor if:
- You have diabetes, a weak immune system or poor circulation
I should know
If there's no improvement after three months' treatment you'll need to see your pharmacist
It's a good idea to review your progress with a pharmacist every three months, to check your condition is improving
Continue to use Curanail once a week until the infected nail grows out
It can take up to 6 months for a fingernail to grow out
It can take 9-12 months for a toenail to grow out
Side effects are uncommon
Very rarely there may be a slight burning sensation around the nail(s) after application, but this soon wears off
Nail varnish and artificial nails may stop Curanail working
You can also use antifungal powders and sprays in your shoes to help keep them free from fungi
If you're treating a toenail infection and you also have athlete's foot, you should ask your pharmacist to recommend a treatment for that as well. Treat both conditions at the same time (it'll help prevent your toenail getting re-infected)