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Treatment for onychomycosis topically applying salicylic acid, optionally in combination with a retinoid

Treatment for onychomycosis topically applying salicylic acid, optionally in combination with a retinoid

Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1260(2), July 9

A method and a medicament for treating onychomycosis. The active ingredient is salicylic acid or a salt, ester or mixture thereof in a medicament, such as a plaster preparation or a liquid preparation, optionally with a retinoid compound such as tretinoin, adapalene, manoalide, retinol, tretinate or mixtures thereof. The method comprises topically administering the active ingredient to the afflicted nail. The medicament is applied without drilling holes in the nail or periodic scraping of the nail and in the absence of an imidazole antimycotic compound.

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