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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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Lamisil (terbinafine) pills safe for 13 yr old child who has past history of ITP? Has ringworm spot on leg. Very concerned, lamisil (terbinafine) creme be better option maybe?

Lamisil (terbinafine) pills safe for 13 yr old child who has past history of ITP? Has ringworm spot on leg. Very concerned, lamisil (terbinafine) creme be better option maybe?

Yes: If you are concerned and there is a single spot, the cream would an effective, non-stressful way of treating the infection without the risk of thrombocytopenia--which can occur with the oral form. ...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

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What side effects are associated with Lamisil (terbinafine)?

Lamisil (terbinafine): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/lamisil-side-effects.html

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Lamisil (Definition)

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