Jublia

(efinaconazole)

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Treats toenail fungus.

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Our bottom line

Jublia is good for treating toe nail fungus when over-the-counter treatments have failed, but you will need to use it everyday for 48 weeks and it is very expensive.

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Quick facts about Jublia
  • Drug class: dermatologic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • There are discount programs that can help with cost of Jublia (efinaconazole). Ask your local pharmacy.
  • Jublia (efinaconazole) may work better than over-the-counter products for toenail fungus.
  • Jublia (efinaconazole) has fewer side-effects than anti-fungal medicines taken orally.
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Downsides

  • There are other anti-fungal nail solutions that work just as well and cost less than Jublia (efinaconazole).
  • Anti-fungal nail solutions like Jublia (efinaconazole) don't work well to treat severe cases.
  • Like other anti-fungal nail solutions, you will need to use it daily for close to a year.
  • Jublia (efinaconazole) can cause ingrown toenails.
  • Not all toenail fungus need to be treated. Talk to your doctor to see if you require any medicines for your infection.
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How it works

Jublia (efinaconazole) is an azole antifungal, which kills fungi.

Quick facts about Jublia
  • Drug class: dermatologic
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Used for

  • Toe nail fungus

Dosage forms

  • Topical solution
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What to expect when you take Jublia (efinaconazole) for Antifungal for toenails

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  • Possible side effects
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Application site irritated skin
  • Application site blisters
  • Application site pain
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Side effect rates for Jublia (efinaconazole)

From 1640 clinical trials of Jublia when taken for toe nail fungi infection (10%)
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    2%2%
  • Application site blisters
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Risks and Warnings for Jublia (efinaconazole)

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  • Jublia (efinaconazole) can cause ingrown nails, but it's rare. Talk to your doctor if it causes pain.

Common concerns from people taking Jublia (efinaconazole)

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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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Price
  • There are discount programs that can help with cost of Jublia (efinaconazole). Ask your local pharmacy.
  • There are other anti-fungal nail solutions that work just as well and cost less than Jublia (efinaconazole).
Pain
  • Jublia (efinaconazole) can cause ingrown nails, but it's rare. Talk to your doctor if it causes pain.
  • Jublia (efinaconazole) can cause pain to applied area, but it's really rare. Minimize the amount of Jublia (efinaconazole) that is applied to the skin around the affected nail. Tell your doctor if it bothers you.