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Polyurea, Polyurethane Topical solution

It is used to protect weak nails from splitting or other damage

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What is this medicine?

POLY-UREAURETHANE is a nail solution. It is used to protect weak nails from splitting or other damage.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

-deep, open, or bleeding wound near the treated area
-an unusual or allergic reaction to poly-ureaurethane, isocyanate, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
-breast-feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for external use only. Do not use other products, ointments, creams, or lotions before using this medicine. Apply evenly to the affected nails before bedtime. Allow to dry completely before touching clothing. Avoid fire, flame, or smoking until the solution has dried. Clean the treated nails with nail polish remover once weekly. Use your medicine at regular intervals. Do not use it more often than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin or nail products on the treated area without asking your doctor or health care professional.

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
-red, irritated skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):

-temporary burning or mild stinging at the site of application

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. This medicine is flammable. Avoid exposure to heat, fire, flame, and smoking. Do not let this medicine come into contact with floors, counter tops, furniture, or other finished surfaces as it will stain.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.


Last Updated: December 21, 2012
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