new prescription "nail polish" called Penlac

Now there's a new prescription "nail polish" called Penlac...for fingernail and toenail fungal infections.

It contains ciclopirox...the same antifungal in Loprox. But patients brush Penlac on their nails like a nail polish.

Penlac will be promoted as an alternative to oral antifungals because it costs less and doesn't cause systemic effects.

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