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    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.

    Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
    2/7/2009 10:44:10 PM

    Reviewer: masterianda@yahoo.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was not told it would loosen the nail & cause it to come off/wanted nail to remain during tx. My nail looks very distorted; like a horse-shoe shape with skin up the middle. Purple got over nail bed and red around cuticle. Penlac did nothing to help. Lamisil Pills worked. After 3 months my prescription ran out - then it came back again.... on Itraconazole pills now. We'll see. I' ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Fungal Disease of the Nails
    4/7/2008 5:51:03 PM

    Reviewer: bettyb, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been using this medication off-on for more than 7 years on my one infected toe nail. I've used it - as directed - religiously and asfor the past year and it has failed to clear up the fungus. I'm very disappointed in the product and am now switching to the generic version and looking for an alternative treatment.

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