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Terbinafine Topical Cream (Overview)

Toenail fungus can be hard to treat, and takes a long time to improve. During pregnancy, oral medicines to treat toenail fungus are not recommended. One available treatment is to apply anti fungal cream such as terbinafine to the toenails every day for several months.


Terbinafine Topical Cream (Overview)

Toenail fungus can be hard to treat, and takes a long time to improve. During pregnancy, oral medicines to treat toenail fungus are not recommended. One available treatment is to apply anti fungal cream such as terbinafine to the toenails every day for several months.


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Can terbinafine side effect dark line under toe?

Can terbinafine side effect dark line under toe?

No, but: The fungus in and under your nail that you're taking the terbinafine for certainly can produce this. Some fungi produce dark pigments. Show this to the doctor who prescribed the lamisil. ...Read more

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Any topical cream (steroid cream) side effects?

Any topical cream (steroid cream) side effects?

Potentially.: Applying a strong steroid cream for too long on thin skin (face, groin, underarms, etc.) will eventually cause thinning of the skin (atrophy) and eventually stretch marks (striae). That's why dermatologists cringe when they see strong steroids prescribed for areas that are too sensitive to handle them properly. Strong creams should be used only on thick skin for a couple of weeks at most. ...Read more

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Is terbinafine 1% topical cream enough for interdigital tinea pedis? Give some tips to prevent recurrence

Maybe: There are many treatment alternatives. Lamisil (terbinafine) topical is as good a start as any other topical. Other otc preparations have different chemicals and could be tried after after one month of no results. Moisture is a large factor so I recommend an anti fungal powder in the mornings. Exfoliating skin is another factor s the intertiginous spaces needs to be scrubbed.Withoutresults see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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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 used Lamisil (terbinafine) in my fungal infec. But doesn't effect on it. Wat other cream I should use stronger than this.?

See Your Doc: It may not be a fungal infection that you are trying to treat, if it has not gotten better with the lamasil. If it is a fungus, it may require stronger prescription meds or oral meds. It may be residual skin changes from the infection, a bacterial infection, psoriasis, lupus, other skin diseases, even syphilis, or reinfection from an untreated source. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Terbinafine (Definition)

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


Dr. James Chapman
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Lamisil (Definition)

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