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How long does 250mg terbinafine take to start working? 11 days in of 28. fungal infection of 1 year still flared after steroids discontinued.
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
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 or terbinex. More information at the national library of medicine: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001069/. ...Read more
Several months: For skin, 10 days. Fingernails are fully replaced in 6 months. 12 months for toenails. For toenails about 60% of people see complete clearing in a year, with partial clearing seen much sooner and gradually pushing the abnormal nail off the edge. A nail is not a living tissue, cannot repair itself. So people take terbinafine for 3 months hoping to have a healthy toenail a year later. ...Read more
ORAL TERBINAFINE: GREAT QUESTION! UNFORTUNATELY THERE IS NO ANSWER TO THIS! I HAVE FOUND THAT GENERIC VERSIONS OF ALL ORAL MEDICATIONS ARE ALMOST NEVER THE SAME! EVEN IF ALL THE GENERIC DRUGS DO HAVE THE PROPER AMOUNT OF THE DESIGNATED AND PRESCRIBED MEDICATION, THERE ARE A HOST OF DIFFERENCES IN EACH. COLOR, SHAPE, SIZE, IMPRINT, EXCIPIENTS ARE ALL DIFFERENT! I HAVE WRITTEN BOOKS ON DRUG REACTIONS. CAVEAT EMPTOR! ...Read more
For what?: It is possible that your condition is not fungal. I would hope that some test was performed to confirm a fungal diagnosis. This could be a skin scraping viewed under a microscope or a fungal culture. Sme fungal infections may not respond as well to a topical form of a medicine so the systemic form may be required. ...Read more
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