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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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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What can I use as an alternative to Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets to fight nail fungal infection?

What can I use as an alternative to Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets to fight nail fungal infection?

Nothing else works: Nail fungus is difficult to eradicate. A determination first test be made to the type of fungus being treated. I muscle orally is effective in about 85% of the cases. Most topicals are a waste of time and money. More recently, laser therapy have been employed but if the entire nail is involved it may not be as effective as oral antifungal agents. ...Read more

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What is Lamisil (terbinafine) used for?

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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Who should not use Lamisil (terbinafine)?

Lamisil (terbinafine): "Lamisil Tablets are contraindicated in individuals with a history of allergic reaction to oral terbinafine because of the risk of anaphylaxis." See: http://www.rxlist.com/lamisil-drug/overdosage-contraindications.htm ...Read more

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How long does it take for Lamisil (terbinafine) to become effective?

See below: Lamisil (terbinafine) is taken for up to 90 days but stays active in the system for 8-12 months. Nail changes are not usually seen for 3-4 months. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Lamisil (Definition)

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