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Comments about penlac or Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets for fungus nail treatment?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Partial effect
Penlac works only in 8 per cent of people treated and Lamisil (terbinafine) works in about 58 per cent of people who take a 3 month course.
For toenails the effect requires one year for the new nail and 6 months for fingernails .Fingeranils require too months of treatment. Laser is an we option for nail fungus although there are no long term results.

In brief: Partial effect
Penlac works only in 8 per cent of people treated and Lamisil (terbinafine) works in about 58 per cent of people who take a 3 month course.
For toenails the effect requires one year for the new nail and 6 months for fingernails .Fingeranils require too months of treatment. Laser is an we option for nail fungus although there are no long term results.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nail fungus
Prior to starting any treatment you should she your local podiatrist to get a culture of the nail to establish what is causing the aaperance if your nail.
If it is fungus. Topical treatments are only 8% effective oral is significantly better but there are systemic side effects. There is also laser treatment. Which is also effective.

In brief: Nail fungus
Prior to starting any treatment you should she your local podiatrist to get a culture of the nail to establish what is causing the aaperance if your nail.
If it is fungus. Topical treatments are only 8% effective oral is significantly better but there are systemic side effects. There is also laser treatment. Which is also effective.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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