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Restrictions Alcohol Terbinafine
I was on a ten day dosage of terbinafine. I took my last pill today. Is it safe to consume alcohol?
Enjoy: That should be fine. If you have no underlying liver disease, there is no problem. Don't overdo it, but a drink or two is fine ...Read more
I am about to take my last dose of Terbinafine HCL. I will be attending a party that weekend, how soon after last dose will I be able to have alcohol?
You're right that...: ...neither alcohol nor terbinafine, especially when combined, are the liver's best friend. Terbinafine should be completely cleared from your system about 8 days after the last dose. You should be okay having a couple of drinks at this party, but the Dr. Mom in me wants to remind you that it's never safe to get wasted. Otherwise, have a good time! ...Read more
Short time: Within a few days after last dose. Not more than 2 a day. ...Read more
I have been taking Lamisil (terbinafine) for 7 days. Craft beer is a hobby of mine so I haven't drank any alcohol. When can I drink 1 beer? And when can I have 3or4?
Depends...: If you do not need your liver any more you can do that..... ...Read more
Good question: Terbinafine can cause chemical hepatitis & has a 36 hour half life. That means it takes about five days to clear your liver of all terbinafine. Alcohol is a known hepatotoxic substance. Although no clear contraindications are in the package insert for terbinafine, it seems prudent to forgo alcohol or Acetaminophen for a week after last dose of terbinafine to be safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been drinkig Terbinafine for a about 6 weeks and this morning was my last pill I will be attending a party tomorrow night can I drink alcohol?
I have been using Lamisil (terbinafine) anti fungal tablets, I'm concerned they may have effected my liver. Since taking this medicine I can't handle alcohol at all?
Can I take Paracetamol whilst on Terbinafine? Also, should I avoid alcohol for the 3-6 months I'm taking it or is it safe every now and then?
Yes: Avoid toxic dose. Not over 5000mg a day. Why take it? Terbinafine is given for a few DAYS for skin infections, 6 weeks for fungus fingernail, 12 weeks for fungus toenail. Seldom used over 3 months. Avoid XS alcohol, certainly not over 3 drinks a day. Do not take this med if you have any kind of active hepatitis. What is the indication for terbinafine? DETAILS MATTER ...Read more
Does Lamisil (terbinafine) create rashes on body? I have been taking it after I came back from ecuador. I also take seroquel and sometimes alcohol
Rash: It would be rash to try and diagnose a cutaneous eruption without seeing it. Yours sounds like it may either be a contact dermatitis or an allergic reaction, but there are several diseases endemic to South America which can produce lesions of this nature. Would strongly suggest that you find an infectious diseases expert to see you. Bring along a full list of all sites of travel, contacts, animals ...Read more
How long should I wait to have alcohol after taking terbinafine for nail fungus? I took the last pill yesterday. I took it for 6 weeks.
Alcohol terbinafine: How long should I wait to have alcohol after taking terbinafine for nail fungus? I took the last pill yesterday. I took it for 6 weeks. ANS: usually have to take longer than this. I would go to Drugs. Com and look up alcohol and this med interactions with this and all other meds you are on. ...Read more
Can you drink alcohol while taking Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets once a day for 30 days for tinea versicolor?
See a dermatologist: Lamasil is not the best treatment for tv. Better to take a single dose of fluconazole, possibly repeated a week later. Get otc Clotrimazole or Miconazole cream ($5 or $10) & start rubbing in. Get otc selsun blue or head & shoulders shampoo, wash entire body in shower every day for 10-20 years as tv likes you & will return. ...Read more
How long after taking my last dose terbinifine should I wait to drink alcohol? I was told 6 weeks, but this seems excessive.
How is your liver?: The reason to avoid alcohol is because terbinifine is tough on your liver. Has your doctor been monitoring your liver function? Is that why he stopped it? Terbinifine takes weeks to completely clear your system because it is stored in fat cells and slowly released. If your liver tests were abnormal at any point, it's worth the wait. ...Read more
What recreational drugs should not be taken while taking lamisil? I am taking Lamisil as prescribed for ringworm, 250mg once a day for 2 weeks. Which recreational drugs (besides alcohol) cannot be taken while taking lamisil? Specifically cocaine. Thank yo
Avoidance: I don't think there are a recreational drugs. Such drugs are dealing with the deeper problem. Millions of people take recreational drugs. That's just to say we all have problems. Positions need to point in the direction of this type of avoidance. We want to solve our problems not avoid them. I'm sorry I can't directly answer your question. You might address your treating physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer