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If topical terbinafine didn't work, will oral?

If topical terbinafine didn't work, will oral?

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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Topical Terbinafine (Definition)

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If topical terbinafine didn't work, will oral terbinafine do?

Worthy of a try: There are several factors involved in evaluating a response topical terbinafine. You first need to know what you are treating (t. Pedis, I presume?). Then see a dermatologist to get individualized treatment to see what is best for you. ...Read more

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Any ideas for any topical treatments or home made remedies similar to topical terbinafine?

No: Terbinafine is an oral antifungal agent that acts like an antibiotic for specific fungal infection. OTC products can e antifungal but not as likely to clear some infectiions. ...Read more

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Since finishing course of Terbinafine sandoz tablets I have lost my taste, it never happened while I was taking the medication only when I stopped.

Terbinafine: Taste disturbance may resolve within several weeks after discontinuation of treatment, but may be prolonged (greater than 1 year), or may be permanent. If symptoms of a taste disturbance occur, Terbinafine tablets should be discontinued. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: lamisil (terbinafine)?

Please describe the medication: lamisil (terbinafine)?

Antifungal meds: Treats fungal infections of the scalp, toenails, or fingernails. ...Read more

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I have BAD itching on the tops of my big toes in the evenings but skin looks fine. I've been taking terbinafine for two weeks for fungal nail infection (in both big toes) and also using loceryl. It's absolutely maddening. Is it to do with the medication?

I have BAD itching on the tops of my big toes in the evenings but skin looks fine. I've been taking terbinafine for two weeks for fungal nail infection (in both big toes) and also using loceryl. It's absolutely maddening. Is it to do with the medication?

Probably not: The itching probably has more to do with the fungal infection. I would take 25 - 50 mg of benedryl at night to help the itching. Cool compresses with Domeboro solution may help as well. Benedryl cream is another options. ...Read more

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Can I use terbinafine topical in infant?

12+ yrs: Terbinafine is approved for children 12yrs & up. There is little that passes through the skin but check with your baby's doctor. ...Read more

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What's 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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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 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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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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What are terbinafine (200 mg) side effects?

Antifungal: It is an antifungal agent used most commonly these days for jungal infections of the skin, hair and nails. Major reactions include liver inflammation, skin problems, and problems with mood. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of terbinafine (200 mg)?

Terbinafine: Many side effects and adverse drug reactions. Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, sickness, fullness, abdominal pain, indigestion, dyspepsia, gastritis, cholestasis, flatulence, altered stool color, abdominal pain, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, light-headedness, decreased concentration levels, paraesthesia (pins and needles) pain and so on and so on. Go to Wikipedia and look up terbinafine. ...Read more

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Does Terbinafine change the effectiveness of the pill?

No: Do not take if active hepatitis. Do not take if pregnant. Well tolerated, costs only $10 for 90 days. 1 a day for 6 weeks for fingernails, 12 weeks for toenails. New fingernails in 6 months, toenails in 12 months. Take with food for best absorption. Success varies, but still the best choice for most people. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Lamisil (terbinafine)?

Lamisil (terbinafine): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/lamisil-side-effects. Html

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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've been taking Lamisil (terbinafine) for 2 weeks (4 weeks left). Can I drink while on it? If so how much?

Lamisil (terbinafine): This compound may have liver toxicity. Although there is no direct proscription against drinking alcohol with this medication, since alcohol may also have toxic effects on the liver it would probably be judicious to avoid drinking while taking it, although no direct evidence to avoid taking it. ...Read more

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Please help! I've had lesions appearing on all parts of my body for a week. Start pimplie then large red soar. My dr prescribed me lamisil (terbinafine) for ringwor

Think bacteria or...: If more sore than itchy, perhaps one of the methicillin resistant staphs (MRSA). If itchy more than sore, consider scabies. Either way, I suggest you consult a practitioner skilled in dermatology, beginning with a return to your own doctor. ...Read more

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