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Doctor insights on: Terbinafine Warnings And Recalls

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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 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

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What is the use of terbinafine?

What is the use of terbinafine?

Antifungal: It is an antifungal agent used most commonly these days for jungal infections of the skin, hair and nails. ...Read more

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What can terbinafine tablets do?

Antifungal: It is an antifungal agent used most commonly these days for jungal infections of the skin, hair and nails. ...Read more

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Whats topical or oral terbinafine?

Antifungal medicine: Terbinafine is an antifungal medicine. It is made in both a topical (cream) and systemic form (pills). ...Read more

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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

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Lamisil (Definition)

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