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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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 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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What is Lamisil (terbinafine) cream and why is it usually prescribed?

What is Lamisil (terbinafine) cream and why is it usually prescribed?

Antifungal: Lamisil (terbinafine) is antifungal but has poor anti yeast properties. Creams which are more effective for yeast include miconazole, kopeks, ketoconazole, and nystatin. It is also used orally for extensive fungus infection or over a three month period with monitoring for toenail fungus. ...Read more

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I've been taking Lamisil (terbinafine) for 2 weeks (4 weeks left). Can i drink while on it? If so how much?

Lamisil (terbinafine): This compound may have liver toxicity. Although there is no direct proscription against drinking alcohol with this medication, since alcohol may also have toxic effects on the liver it would probably be judicious to avoid drinking while taking it, although no direct evidence to avoid taking it. ...Read more

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Please help! I've had lesions appearing on all parts of my body for a week. Start pimplie then large red soar. My dr prescribed me lamisil (terbinafine) for ringwor

Think bacteria or...: if more sore than itchy, perhaps one of the methicillin resistant staphs (MRSA). If itchy more than sore, consider scabies. Either way, I suggest you consult a practitioner skilled in dermatology, beginning with a return to your own doctor. ...Read more

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Will Lamisil (terbinafine) affect milk supply?

No: it may not affect milk supply per se, but it will appear in the breast milk - consult your doctor about this ...Read more

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What is better Lamisil or tinactin (tolnaftate)?

Lamisil & Tinactin (tolnaftate): Lamisil is more effective for fungal infections than tinactin (tolnaftate) but not for yeast infections. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Lamisil (Definition)

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