Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 10/11/2021
Nuvail Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Nuvail?

Nuvail (lauric acid liquid) is polymeric solution which forms a uniform film when applied to the nail indicated for managing signs and symptoms of nail dystrophy, i.e., nail splitting and nail fragility, for intact or damaged nails. Nuvail coats and adheres to the nail surface preventing direct abrasion and friction on the nail surface while also providing protection against the effects of moisture.

What Are Side Effects of Nuvail?

Common side effects of Nuvail include:

  • stinging on application

Dosage for Nuvail

The dose of Nuvail is to apply the product once a day before bedtime and allow to dry completely.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Nuvail?

Nuvail may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Nuvail During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Nuvail; it is unknown if it would affect a fetus. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Nuvail (lauric acid liquid) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


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Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Nuvail (Poly-ureaurethane, 16% nail solution)

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