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is there a prescription alternative to lamisil (terbinafine)?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Antifungal: Lamisil, (terbinafine) nizoral, Clotrimazole to name a few.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is Lamisil (terbinafine) cream and why is it usually prescribed?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 51 years experience
See below: Lamasil cream has anti-fungal, and anti-yeast activity, and is prescribed to treat fungus and yeast infections.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Lamisil (terbinafine) side effects after stopping the drug?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
None: There is no known long-lasting side effects.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are terbinafine (200 mg) side effects?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Antifungal: It is an antifungal agent used most commonly these days for jungal infections of the skin, hair and nails. Major reactions include liver inflammation, skin problems, and problems with mood.
A 34-year-old member asked:

I got Lamisil (terbinafine) yesterday, what does it mean when it says to check lfts?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Liver enzymes: It's usually recommended that you get liver enyzmes (ast and alt, which are measures of liver toxicity) checked after about a month of treatment.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What is terbinafine?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
Antifungal.: Terbinafine is an antifungal medication used primarily to treat fungal infections of the toenail and fingernail. It can come as a cream or an oral tablet, once a day for 6 weeks for fingernail fungus and once a day for 12 weeks for toenail fungus. Brand names include Lamisil (terbinafine) or terbinex. More information at the national library of medicine: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001069/.

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