Daily Medication Pearl: Tavaborole (Kerydin)

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Tavaborole (Kerydin) is indicated for the topical treatment of onychomycosis of the toenails.

Medication Pearl of the Day: Tavaborole (Kerydin)

Indication: Tavaborole (Kerydin) is an oxaborole antifungal indicated for the topical treatment of onychomycosis of the toenails due to trichophyton rubrum or trichophyton mentagrophytes.

Insight:

  • Dosing: Apply tavaboroleto affected toenails once daily for 48 weeks.
  • Dosage forms:Solution, 5%.
  • Adverse events: Common adverse reactions occurring in ≥1% in subjects treated with tavaboroleincluded application site exfoliation, ingrown toenail, application site erythema, and application site dermatitis.
  • Mechanism of action: Kerydin is an oxaborole antifungal.
  • Manufacturer: Anacor Pharma

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