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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Penlac Top.

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Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
4/17/2011 6:11:03 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Although it took a long time, Penlac cleared up the 80% of the fungus on both big toes. I did 3 rounds of lamasil and it didn't work.

Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
11/4/2010 8:03:26 PM

Reviewer: lovetocook23@yahoo.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
@ LESLIE WHO WROTE A REVIEW ON 7/14/2010, I'M NOT TRYING TO BE NOSY,I AM JUST BEING CAUTIOUS BECAUSE U SAID THAT LAMISIL WAS NOT FOR U. I WAS WONDERING WHY? I ALSO TOOK LAMISIL FOR 17 DAYS FOR MY FINGER, WAS HIGHLY ALLERGIC TO IT. I BROKE OUT IN HIVES AND WAS VOMITING AND HAD A FEVER. MY HUSBAND TOOK ME TO THE E.R I JUST GOT THIS PENLAC TODAY, HAVEN'T PUT IT ON YET. DID THE PENLAC WORK FOR ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
7/14/2010 3:58:25 PM

Reviewer: Leslie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I used Penlac several years ago as the oral medicine (lamasil) wasn't an option for me. It did take quite a long time, but I had very good results. Several years later, I'm using it again and hoping for the same good results. The first time I used it, I was seeing a podiatrist monthly who used his "dremel" drill to thin out the thick nail and I believe that really helped. This ti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
8/17/2009 1:45:06 PM

Reviewer: david, 45-54 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used this topical solution for about one and a half years. Each time the nails started to show signs of improvement, an in-grown toe nail would develop on each big toe that would require removal by the podiatrist. The ingrown nails became so painful, I could barely walk--even to go to the podiatrist. No one informed me of potential, temporary, debilitating side effects of this topical medica ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
6/5/2009 9:29:48 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on penlac for a year and I my two big toenails look the same as when I started.

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