Jublia (efinaconazole) topical solution is an antifungal drug used to treat onychomycosis, a fungal infection of the toes.
How to use Jublia?
- This medication is typically applied once a day to afflicted toenails for 48 weeks.
- Wash and thoroughly dry toes before using this medication. After showering, bathing, or washing the affected area, wait at least 10 minutes before using this medication.
- Apply this medication to the entire toe and under the nail tip. Allow the medication to thoroughly dry before putting on socks or shoes.
- Wait at least 10 minutes after using this solution before taking a bath or shower.
Jublia Before and After
Before using Jublia, tell your doctor about all medical conditions, including if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or intend to breastfeed. This is because there is no information about whether this can harm an unborn fetus or a nursing infant.
At 52 weeks after finishing this medication treatment, the following outcomes were observed:
- Had perfectly clear nails:
- Complete cure: there is no fungus present and there is no obvious toenail impairment.
- Nails that were transparent or mostly clear:
- The cure is complete or nearly complete if there is no fungus present and no more than 5% apparent toenail impairment.
- Fungus-free testing:
- Mycological treatment consists of a negative examination and a negative laboratory culture.
Jublia 10 topical solution is the lone available form and strength and administered as follows:
Adult Dose for Onychomycosis – Toenail:
- Apply once a day for 48 weeks to afflicted toenail(s).
Onychomycosis Typical Pediatric Dose – Toenail:
- 6 years and older: Apply once a day for 48 weeks on affected toenail(s).
- This should be used on nails and surrounding skin only. Use exactly as instructed by your doctor. Follow the doctor’s instructions when using this solution. All of the instructions on your prescription must be followed
- Use this medication for the whole amount of time suggested. Your symptoms may improve before the illness is completely eradicated. By skipping doses, you raise your chances of contracting an infection that is resistant to the medicine.
Side Effects of Jublia
The following are some of the most common Jublia side effects:
- Where the drug was applied you may feel pain, redness, swelling, burning, stinging, itching, or blisters; or an ingrown toenail
The following is not an exhaustive list of possible adverse effects. Contact your doctor if you are experiencing any adverse effects.
- While using this drug, avoid pedicures, nail polish, and cosmetic nail products.
- This is highly flammable. When applying the solution, keep it away from heat and flame.
- The treated area may get irritated as a result of this solution.
Frequently Asked Questions
-How does this medication work?
This medication works by inhibiting the growth of specific forms of fungus.
It works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a substance found in the cell walls of fungi.
–What is the success rate of Jublia for toenail fungus treatment?
Studies showed that over 50% of patients who used this medication had no more detectable fungal growth on their nails following therapy, and about 25% reduced infection down to 5% or less of the affected toenail.