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Tavaborole Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed on January 22, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 5%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Onychomycosis - Toenail

Apply to affected toenail(s) once a day for 48 weeks.

Comments:
-The provided dropper should be used.
-This drug should be applied to the entire toenail surface and under the tip of each treated toenail.

Use: For the treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail(s) due to Trichophyton rubrum or T mentagrophytes

Usual Pediatric Dose for Onychomycosis - Toenail

6 years or older: Apply to affected toenail(s) once a day for 48 weeks.

Comments:
-The provided dropper should be used.
-This drug should be applied to the entire toenail surface and under the tip of each treated toenail.

Use: For the treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail(s) due to T rubrum or T mentagrophytes

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For topical use only; not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use.
-Use the provided dropper to apply this drug to clean, dry toenail(s); apply enough solution to completely cover toenail (may require more than 1 drop); use dropper tip to gently spread solution to cover entire toenail up to the edges of the toenail and under the entire tip of the toenail.
-Do not apply this drug on skin not surrounding treated toenail(s); if drug gets on surrounding skin, use tissue to wipe any excess solution from the surrounding skin; do not wipe this drug off toenail(s).
-Allow drug to dry completely (may take a couple of minutes); wash hands with soap and water after applying drug.

Storage requirements:
-Store at 20C to 25C (68F to 77F); excursions permitted to 15C to 30C (59F to 86F).
-Keep away from heat and flame.
-Keep bottle tightly closed.

General:
-At initial use, the screw cap on the bottle should be replaced with the dropper assembly; the product should be discarded within 3 months after inserting the dropper.

Patient advice:
-Read the US FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information and Instructions for Use).
-The effect of nail polish or other cosmetic nail products on drug efficacy has not been assessed.
-Contact healthcare professional if the application area shows signs of persistent irritation (e.g., redness, itching, swelling).
-This product is flammable; do not use near heat or open flame.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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