Formulation : topical solution
Dosage : 5%
Quantity : 10mL
Prescription Required
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Kerydin (tavaborole) topical solution, 5% is a medication used to treat toenail infections caused by fungus, a condition known as onychomycosis. It belongs to the class of drugs called oxaborole antifungals.

Kerydin topical solution works by stopping the growth of certain types of fungus that cause toenail infections.

Use and Dosage

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start using Tavaborole and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Before applying this medication, clean and dry the infected toenail(s). Use this medication only on the infected toenail(s) as directed by your doctor, usually once daily for 48 weeks. If this medication is used on a child, an adult should apply it for them.

Using the provided dropper, apply to the infected toenail(s). Slowly squeeze the bulb to apply enough solution to completely cover your toenail. Use the dropper tip to gently spread the medication over the toenail up to the edges and under the tip of the toenail. Repeat for each affected toenail. After applying, wait about 2 minutes to let the solution dry completely before wearing socks, shoes, or other footwear. If the solution comes in contact with the skin around the toenail(s), use a tissue to wipe any excess solution from the surrounding skin. Wash your hands with soap and water after applying the medication.

Avoid getting this medication on any other part of your body. If this accidentally happens, wipe off the medication and rinse thoroughly with water.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day. Continue to use this medication for the full-time prescribed, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Nail fungus treatment usually must be continued for a long time so that healthy nails can grow and replace the infected toenail(s). Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

Since this product can catch on fire, do not use it near heat or an open flame (see also Storage section).

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Kerydin: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • Severe redness, swelling, or other irritation of the affected toenail

Common Kerydin side effects may include:

  • Skin peeling or redness where the medicine was applied
  • Itching
  • Ingrown toenail

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.


  • Before using tavaborole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
  • Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Forms and Strengths

Kerydin Topical Solution is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Kerydin Topical Solution:
    • 5 %


What happens if I miss a dose?

Apply the medicine as soon as you can but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not apply two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

An overdose of Kerydin is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.

What should I avoid while using Kerydin?

Avoid getting this medicine on any other skin besides the cuticles or the skin around your toenail.

Do not get this medicine in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.


  1. https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-166876/kerydin-topical/details
  2. https://www.drugs.com/kerydin.html#side-effects
  3. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2014/204427s000lbl.pdf

Additional information

Brand Name:

Kerydin Topical Solution

Scientific Name:


Other Names:

Tavaborole Topical Solution



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