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Don't squeeze the bottle

It didn't take long to realize that squeezing the bottle would drain it all too quickly. Much better to simply hold it upside down for a few seconds while the brush acts as a wick, then, once wet, drag it across the affected nails, ensuring you can feel wetness. In other words, forget about administering a certain number of drops. Just do what you need to do to keep that brush wet. I'm fortunate that, under Medicare and Tricare-for-Life, three bottles cost me only $16 when ordered from Express Scripts. ## I'm two-thirds of the way into this regimen and visible fungus has been reduced by at least 90%. ## I have just completed the full treatment of three 90-day periods of Jublia application to my two affected toenails, and am happy to report that about halfway through the thir...

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Question regarding possible side effects from use of Jublia

Since I have been applying Jublia, I have suffered nausea, abdominal pain, and pain in my chest and back. I have been checked by my doctor and have no other medical problems. Would like to know if anyone else has similar more serious side effects such as nausea and abdominal pain, etc ## Hello, Cera! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems you've experiencing. While there is no way to say how any given medication will affect any certain person that tries it, those symptoms are not among its typical side effects, as reported by the FDA. Since it's applied topically, it's usual side effects are related to that and include ingrown toenail, application site pain and irritation, stinging and redness. Has anyone else experienced symptoms such as this, while using it? ## Can ...

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Jublia Worked for Me After Fingernail Excised Due to Fungus

Wanted to let you know that Jublia worked. I used a dab of vinegar first, and then put the Jublia on my fingernail. It was amazing for me. I had the fungus for over 3 years. Everyone, even my dermatologist, told me it probably wouldn't work. I used it for the 48 weeks religiously every night. I'm still using it to make sure the nail is healed. I only used one bottle. Just 'wetted' the nail each night. ## I am very glad that it worked for you, that's amazing. I have a friend who has tried everything, for many years, with no luck. Each time something new becomes available, her doctor prescribes it for her, but so far, she's only wasted her money and time. I've also read some complaints online about people running out too fast, it's been said that the bottle...

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Applying Jublia

I am on my third week with Jublia and my first bottle is almost gone. When I turned the bottle over, 1 drop does not come out. So, I proceeded to squeeze each time. The company badly needs to revise their dosing instructions. I found this video in the physicians information. It too shows a drop coming off the end. jubliarx.com/hcp/dosing I now just allow the brush to get wet and rub it over the nail. This is a very bad delivery system for such an expensive product. ## Hello, Linda! How are you? I am very sorry, there have been many complaints about this issue regarding the use of Jublia, and many others, like you, have found themselves running out early. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including ingrown nails, skin redness, and irritation. Has anyone that's alread...

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6 months on Jublia

After the first 3 months it seemed to be starting to help clear the nail at the base. I was happy because this treatment was not causing me painful ingrown toenails like the Keridyn did. Unfortunately, 6 months into this treatment, the skin around my nails are now having massive irritation, redness, drying, cracking, peeling and bleeding. This happened to me when I used Keridyn after 8 months and I had to stop using it. I am so dissappointed, I'll probably have to stop this too, it's getting too painful. Some other site I just read said a girl used neem oil and it worked for her. Guess I'll have to try that next. I've tried everything over the counter with no luck. Others have said that the laser treatment only works temporarily and I'm not taking that pill that kill...

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Jublia medication

Unless you are a rich spoiled brat or some rich widow Jublia will cost you approx 700-1000 dollars per month. Most insurance will not cover it. And at that cost it is only 18% effective. Give me a break or let me win the lottery. ## Just an FYI. My podiatrist who was treating my big toenails originally told me Jublia would cost about $1000 per bottle. However, recently he told me things had changed. He gave me a discount card called "Access Program 2016" from "Valeant Dermatology". I was able to get Jublia for $0 co-pay at Walgreens + multiple refills. Ask about it. HUGE SAVINGS - from $1000 to $0. Wow! Also, I really think Jublia is working. After multiple laser treatments fungus was still lingering. Now with Jublia it's finally disappearing!!!

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jublia is the easiest medicine to use

I have been using jublia every night before bed for 4 months, I'm only on my second bottle, with my insurance it only costs me $30. It lasts a lot longer than 1 month. I have seen great results in a short period of time, very satisfied with this product. ## Hello, Bee! How are you? I'm so glad that Jublia is working so well for you. Have you experienced any side effects, such as those listed by the FDA, which may include skin redness, irritation and ingrown nails? So far, it's kind of had mixed reviews, with many saying it didn't work for them, or didn't last as long as it should have. Has anyone else had good luck with Jublia? ## I've been using Jublia for about 10 months and the fungus is gone. No side effects at all. It definitely worked for me.

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Good money for nothing

After 8 months, my podiatrist is now recommending an internal medicine. This drug is way too expensive for something that seems about as effective as over-the-counter topicals that don't claim to cure fungus. The bottle has next to nothing in it and the wick dispenser is a terrible idea. Sometimes not enough, sometimes way too much.

Jublia is very expensive and not very effective.

Jublia is proof that drug companies think doctors are i****s, and the doctors deserve it. Jublia was approved by the FDA from studies that showed an 18% complete cure rate after 48 weeks (1 year). It must be put on every day during that period of time, and a bottle costs nearly $500 and lasts about 1 month. So, after spending many thousands of dollars and one year of effort, you have an 18% chance of a cure? Terbinafine pills cost $5 to $10 per month and have a 75% cure rate after 3 months. ## CON: Terbinafine has been clearly linked to rare instances of acute liver injury that can be severe and sometimes fatal. PRO: Jublia will not kill your liver Pretty toenails are not worth the risk of my Liver or Life ## Seeing those figures of 18%, it sounds like Jublia isn't any better than t...

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Jublia did not work

Jublia is very, very expensive. It did not work. I bought rada tea tree oil on amazon for less than 10.00 bucks. I squirted a little antibiotic ointment in there, shook it up and used It daily. I saw results within 2 weeks. 3 months later my nail fungus / issues are almost gone!

10 months and no improvement

After 10 months and 10 expensive bottles I still see no change in the 3 toes on each foot affected. Not at all pleased with the results so far and feel as if i have been ripped off by the drug manufacturer. At this point I wish I had spent the money on a cruise, but on second thought I would probably run into all the top brass of Valeant Pharmaceutical Co. taking expensive vacations also!

irritation, bleeding

I am on the 7th bottle. The last few weeks my toes have become quite red. The doctor said to expect this. However, my toes are getting quite irritated from rubbing on my shoes. They actually start bleeding when I walk any distance. If I cover the ends of my toes with a Band-Aid that protects them and they do not bleed. I have not read that this is a side effect. Have others experienced this? ## Hello, DiDi! How are you? No, I didn't see this listed among the side effects, but if the skin is getting irritated, then it does make sense that it could happen. The FDA lists the redness and irritation as being the typical side effects. However, I'd suggest having it checked out by your doctor, just in case. Do they even bleed, when you wear socks?

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Jublia how to get one droo

I started using Jublia. I am suppose to use one dro for nail. However is imposibke to determine what one drop is since the brush in the bottle does not let you see the drop. Does anybody knows how to determine when one drop has entered the brush. I am afraid that i am not going to get enough since the manufacturer says there are 200 droos per bottle ## The brush is a mess. No, there is no way to determine one drop. I've tried, and usually end up squeezing out too much. I learned to simply turn the bottle over, then let one drop (or whatever) slowly come out, WITHOUT squeezing. That's the best I can do. But, since it takes 48 weeks to do the full treatment, and each bottle is $500, the total is insanely high. So after two bottles, I quit. ## I also ran out quickly. Mainly because...

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jublia and nausea and back pain

Is it possible for Jublia to cause nausea and low back pain? It seems every time it apply it, I get sick later on and my low back kills me! ## Hello, Mary! How are you? I'm sorry about the symptoms you're having. No, that is not normal. The FDA classifies this mediation as a topical antifungal and its typical side effects are related to its topical use and may possibly include skin irritation, redness, stinging and ingrown toenails. Are you on any other medications? Have you consulted your doctor? How long have you been using it?

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jublia ingredients

Ingredients of jublia? ## Hello, Betsy! How are you? Jublia is manufactured by Valeant Pharmaceuticals and they list the active ingredient in it as being Efinaconazole, which is classified by the FDA as being an antifungal. Typical side effects are listed as possibly including skin irritation, itching and ingrown toenails. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I understand about the active ingredient in Jublia. I want to know what else it contains. The active ingredient is not the whole contents of a medication

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60 drops vs 200 drops

I can only get about 60 drops per 4ml. Mfg says that there are 200 drops per 4ml. Anyone else having problems with prescription running out too soon? ## This is about Jublia ## Hello, Larry! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. I've noticed this myself, with various medications in liquid form and what it usually comes down to is your drops being bigger than what they consider to be standard. Squeezing a dropper or bottle harder or longer than they do, can cause you to be using more than you should. You may want to ask your doctor or pharmacist to show you how you should be using it and how much you should be using each time. Jublia is listed by the FDA as being an antifungal medication, it is used topically, so most side effects relate to that and inc...

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Just started Jublia a week or two ago. Now have a boil on the side of my face and a stye in my eye. Could the Jublia be a cause? Also taking oral terbinafine. ## Hello, TJ! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problems that you're having. According to the FDA and the manufacturer, Jublia actually isn't known to cause many side effects, since it is used topically and the ones it is known to cause are related to it being applied topically and may include ingrown toenails, stinging and itching. However, the oral Terbinafine has been known to cause some skin reactions, since it is used systemically, thus, you may want to have this checked out by your doctor. You may also experience nausea, rash, taste disturbances and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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