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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Terbinafine (Definition)

Terbinafine is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


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Could mixing clotrimazole, tolfinate, & Lamisil (terbinafine) in a paste help with an unknown circular rash? Clotrimazole alone not working. C my face?

Could mixing clotrimazole, tolfinate, & Lamisil (terbinafine) in a paste help with an unknown circular rash? Clotrimazole alone not working. C my face?

See derm: This is a little overkill and will work only if this is a fungal rash. From what I can see in the tiny photo this may or may not be fungal. Could be erythema marginatum - although face is unusual, annular lichen planus, granuloma annulare, etc. Best bet is to see dermatologist... ...Read more

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What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

What really makes ringworm go away? I've tried everything, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, miconazole nitrate creams & terbinafine HCl pills & its still here

Lamisil/Hydrocortiso: Use Lamisil (terbinafine) and apply to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area
each day for a period of one month. The first week pair this with Hydrocortisone 1% daily. If this fails to resolve the problem then best to be seen to consider other causes. You may need an oral antifungal if the topical regimen fails and the lesion is determined to truly be ringworm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Lotrimin ultra or lamisil, (terbinafine) which is better?

LAMISIL (terbinafine) OR LOTRIMIN: "YOU PAY YOUR MONEY AND YOU TAKE YOUR CHOICE."
EITHER ARE OK FOR ATHLETES FOOT OR OTHER FUNGAL DISORDERS. ...Read more

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What are the uses of Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin?

Anti fungal tx: Useful allopathic drug to clear fungal infections such as athlete 's feet. ...Read more

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Of the three, lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which is the best for treating scalp fungus?

Of the three, lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which is the best for treating scalp fungus?

Tinea capitis: If the fungal infection is more widespread and deeper, you may need to take oral antifungals. I have found that for tinea capitis topical antifungals usually do not help and so I usually tend to prescribe oral antifungal instead of wasting time during which time the infection will spread further. ...Read more

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Regarding lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which works for treating a scalp fungus?

Regarding lotrimin, Lamisil (terbinafine) and micatin, which works for treating a scalp fungus?

Oral lamisil (terbinafine): Scalp fungus requires oral medications because the fungus is in the hair follicle and topical medications will not reach into the hair shaft. ...Read more

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Is lotrimin as strong as lamisil (terbinafine) in treating ringworm? And is it ok to use lotrimin 1% on my 4mo old baby. It looks like she has it on her stomach.

Is lotrimin as strong as lamisil (terbinafine) in treating ringworm? And is it ok to use lotrimin 1% on my 4mo old baby. It looks like she has it on her stomach.

Yes&yes but only if: Lotrimin is an over-the-counter brand of clotrimazole which is an antifungal. While Lotrimin doesn't have specific adult vs pediatric guidelines, clotrimazole is approved for use in children. However, it's best to have your infant evaluated to confirm your suspicions. Lamisil is an OTC brand of terbinafine which is also an antifungal but only approved topically for children older than 12yo. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use Lamisil and Lotrimin at the same time for genital fungal infection/jock itch? It has been recurring

Is it okay to use Lamisil and Lotrimin at the same time for genital fungal infection/jock itch? It has been recurring

No: No it is not usual to use two medications for the same diagnosis. Start with one and continue using it for the length of time labelled on the directions.
Usually some change in how you use the medication, like amount, frequency or length of use causes it to be non effective. Some rashes need stronger prescripiton meds, certain illnesses can cause fungal infections.
Example diabetes. Check up? ...Read more

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What is Lamisil (terbinafine) used for?

Lamisil (terbinafine): Lamisil (terbinafine) is used to treat fungal infections of scalp & nails. ...Read more

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Is terbinafine linked to achille tendon pain?

Rarely: Any symptoms in the achilles tendon after taking terbinafine is a rarely reported side effect. ...Read more

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Can you use Lamisil (terbinafine) on penis?

Can you use Lamisil (terbinafine) on penis?

Yes, but...: ...It's an unusual place for a fungal infection, which is more likely to occur in the groin than on the penis. ...Read more

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Can Lamisil (terbinafine) elevate your sgot?

Yes: Lamisil (terbinafine) taken orally (not the cream) can elevate your liver enzymes. It's generally recommended that you get them checked after about a month on therapy. ...Read more

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Can I get terbinafine from my primary doctor?

Terbinafine: This is a common prescription and your family doctor will know if it is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Can Lamisil (terbinafine) clear ringworm in a week?

No: The lesion may clear but the infecting organism is still present so the lesion will return if not tx'd appropriately. Best to treat for an additional week. Apply topical to infected and normal skin 2 cm beyond affected area. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can I take terbinafine and itraconazole at the same time?

No.: Terbinafine has a better safety profile and sporanox (itraconazole) isn't used as widely as it was years ago. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets and valacyclovir?

? Other medications?: Lamisil (terbinafine) and valacyclovir do not have any significant drug-drug interactions so by themselves there should not be an issue, but both share interactions with other medications. In general it is always a good idea to check with a pharmacist or your doctor about drug interactions with all your medications before beginning any new medication (though they should be doing this themselves anyway...) ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lamisil (terbinafine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lamisil (terbinafine) allergy?

Lamisil allergy: Lamisil (terbinafine) is an antifungal medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/lamisil-drug. Htm ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Lamisil (Definition)

Lamisil is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

Clotrimazole is a mouth/lip preparation which is a kind of ...Read more