Comments about penlac or Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets for fungus nail treatment?

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.
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.

Related Questions

How long should I wait to have alcohol after taking terbinafine for nail fungus? I took the last pill yesterday. I took it for 6 weeks.

Alcohol terbinafine. How long should I wait to have alcohol after taking terbinafine for nail fungus? I took the last pill yesterday. I took it for 6 weeks. ANS: usually have to take longer than this. I would go to Drugs. Com and look up alcohol and this med interactions with this and all other meds you are on.

Taking terbinafine for 4wks. Only have athlete's foot on left foot & those nails are rough. Will this med clear up fungus & athlete's foot?

Yes. For severe fungal infections of skin a oral dose of Lamisil (terbinafine) can help. Won't be long enough for nails. Sometimes a skin cream needed or even biopsy of skin to confirm the diagnosis.
Toe Nail Fungus. Please see my blog post on Toenail Fungus. Dr Rich Blake http://www. Drblakeshealingsole. Com/2010/04/key-points-in-treating-fungaled. Html.

I am currently taking terbinafine for nail fungus. I Want to drink and my dr. Said my liver panel is fine and that I could drink. Is this right?

Drink responsibly. You can have an occassional drink but excess alcohol and terbinafine can negatively affect your liver.