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Comments about penlac or Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets for fungus nail treatment?

Comments about penlac or Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets for fungus nail treatment?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is Aznoit-D 20gm ^soconazole nitrate 10mg, Diflucortolone valerate 1mg/1gm^ safe to use on scrotum? -it's antifungal cream-

Is Aznoit-D 20gm ^soconazole nitrate 10mg, Diflucortolone valerate 1mg/1gm^ safe to use on scrotum? -it's antifungal cream-

Aznoit-D on scrotum: Antifungal component (isoconazole) shouldn't cause problems, but diflucortolone is potent corticosteroid which should B used VERY sparingly for short time only as may cause thin skin, testicular shrinking, et al. Groin fungus can be managed with antifungal, keeping area dry (change underwear when wet, use antifungal powder spray to help dry), washing briefs/swimwear w/ bleach to kill fungus. ...Read more

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Can Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) give me acne?

Can Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) give me acne?

No: Probably not. In any case, you've had an acne flare; you usually won't find the cause. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide for a few months; if this doesn't clear you, get with your physician. ...Read more

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Can you combine Zoloft, Lamictal, Melatonin and Lamisil Skin Cream ( Terbinafine ) ?

Can you combine Zoloft, Lamictal, Melatonin and Lamisil Skin Cream ( Terbinafine ) ?

Four meds: I think you are taking too many medicines. Even more, when you mention your anxiety you MUST make an appointment with a Psychologist! Please let me know how it goes. ...Read more

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How much diflucan (fluconazole) for ringworm?

How much diflucan (fluconazole) for ringworm?

Wrong drug: You don't usually treat ringworm with fluconazole. You typically use topical anti-fungal creams. If oral agents are necessary, there are better choices than fluconazole. ...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 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 dosage for methotrexate tablets are safe?

What dosage for methotrexate tablets are safe?

Up to 25 mg weekly: Standard Methotrexate doses for RA and rheumatologic diseases are up to 25 mg weekly. With any dose of methotrexate, routine lab studies are necessary to screen for side effects. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Fluconazole vs. Itraconazole effects?

About the same.: Difference is: you need to take 2~3 pills of itracon vs. 1 pill of flucon daily. ...Read more

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What is the usual recommanded fluconazole(diflucan) dosage for tinea versicolor ?

See below: The adult dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) for tinea versicolor is 150-300mg once weekly for 2-4 weeks. However recurrence of tv is not uncommon. Additionally, Diflucan (fluconazole) has the potential for serious side effects and interactions with other medications. It must be prescribed by a doc/np/pa & you need to be followed closely. ...Read more

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Taking 37.5mg/ day dosulepin and on oral Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg/ day on 2 weeks, off 2 weeks. In what way does oral Lamisil (terbinafine) interact with dosulepin?

Taking 37.5mg/ day dosulepin and on oral Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg/ day on 2 weeks, off 2 weeks. In what way does oral Lamisil (terbinafine) interact with dosulepin?

Incompatible: Terbinafine should not be administered with tricyclic antidepressants. The two classes of drugs interact. Mechanisms too complex to discuss here. Check with your pharmacist. They should not have given you both at the same time. ...Read more

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Dosage of trifluridine?

Dosage of trifluridine?

Only for infection: Trifluridine (viroptic) is usually used for herpetic viral infections of the eye. The usual dosage is one drop 8-9x/day for 1 week and then tapering the medication down for the 2nd week. Chronic and prolonged usage of this medication may cause corneal toxicity so the patient should be monitored carefully during treatment. Your doc should be able to see the improvement and then have you stop. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Lamisil (Definition)

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