A 35-year-old member asked:
Comments about penlac or lamisil (terbinafine) tablets for fungus nail treatment?
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Dermatology 46 years experience
Partial effect: Penlac works only in 8 per cent of people treated and Lamisil (terbinafine) works in about 58 per cent of people who take a 3 month course. For toenails the effect requires one year for the new nail and 6 months for fingernails .Fingeranils require too months of treatment. Laser is an we option for nail fungus although there are no long term results.
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Podiatry 19 years experience
Nail fungus : Prior to starting any treatment you should she your local podiatrist to get a culture of the nail to establish what is causing the aaperance if your nail. If it is fungus. Topical treatments are only 8% effective oral is significantly better but there are systemic side effects. There is also laser treatment. Which is also effective.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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