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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

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Terbinafine (Definition)

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I am taking terbinafine 250mg, one tablet a day. I have a party tomorrow night, can I drink at all? My doctor said no more than 2 bottles..

I am taking terbinafine 250mg, one tablet a day. I have a party tomorrow night, can I drink at all? My doctor said no more than 2 bottles..

Medications: Yes. One should not drink on the medication. Probably safe if you are pulse dosing the medication but most experts recommend avoiding alcohol while taking the antifungal. ...Read more

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Will I be able to drink beer while taking Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg?

Will I be able to drink beer while taking Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg?

One beer, yes; more?: I always worry when someone asks about drinking with a certain med, or after a procedure or surgery. because it is a red flag to me, as an Addiction Medicine specialist, that there may be an underlying problem. Alcohol effects the immune system and impairs our ability to fight a number of infections, including fungal infections. One or two social drinks will not cause harm, but more certainly may. ...Read more

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Does Terbinafine 250mg interact with marijuana? Used for fungal infection

Does Terbinafine 250mg interact with marijuana? Used for fungal infection

No problems: There is no known drug interactions between medical marijuana and Terbinafine. If concerned, ask your prescribing physician for more information. ...Read more

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I've gone thru 2 rounds of Lamisil (terbinafine) orally 250mg to cure fingernail fungus in 3 of my fingernails. It got better. Now it came back worse. What to do?

I've gone thru 2 rounds of Lamisil (terbinafine) orally 250mg to cure fingernail fungus in 3 of my fingernails. It got better. Now it came back worse. What to do?

Define rounds: Some doctors prescribe Lamisil (terbinafine) for 90 days straight, others pulse dose the medicine i.E you take it one day for a week and then stop for 3 months and repeat 2 more times. When you say rounds was that 2 full treatments or 2/3rds of a treament? That would make a difference. Keep in mind it doesn;t always work and fungus can be recalcitrant and come back. ...Read more

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I was on terbinafine for two weeks 250mg now I'm Having pain in my sides. is liver damage common with only two weeks of terbinafine? I'm worried. Sometimes I would double a dose if I missed a dose but never had history of liver problems before

See DR: Significant liver toxicity from terbinafine is rare. Your symptoms are probably something else. No harm from missed doses, no need to double dose. Why taking it? How long do you plan to continue? Do not take if you already have active hepatitis. ...Read more

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What is terbinafine?

What is terbinafine?

Antifungal.: Terbinafine is an antifungal medication used primarily to treat fungal infections of the toenail and fingernail. It can come as a cream or an oral tablet, once a day for 6 weeks for fingernail fungus and once a day for 12 weeks for toenail fungus. Brand names include Lamisil (terbinafine) or terbinex. More information at the national library of medicine: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001069/. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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