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Can a pregnant women take Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets to treat fungal infection of foot nails infection?

Yes. Lamisil (terbinafine) is pregnancy category b which means that it is safe during pregnancy. Read more...
I advise against it. All medications may causer side effects. No one knows, for example, whether this drug might increase th risk of autism. The federal system for labeling drugs dangerous in pregnancy is poor. They up the danger level once teratogenic effects become known. Paint the toenail surface qid with decolorized tincture of iodine--a highly potent fungicide. They will grow out normal. Read more...

Severe ringworm and 12 weeks pregnant. Can I take oral Lamisil (terbinafine) during pregnancy?

Good question! First, make sure of the diagnosis of ringworm. Next, make sure you are not able to use a topical cream or ointment to treat this. Lamasil is "probably" safe in the second and third trimesters but why take the chance if a less "toxic" approach can be made. First, make sure of the diagnosis. If in doubt, check your your obstetrician and with your pcp. Perhaps a dermatologist may weigh in? Read more...

My wife has fungal infection in her leg nails left and right finger nail and she is pregnant for one month, can she take Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets as treatment?

I advise against it. All medications may causer side effects. No one knows, for example, whether this drug might increase th risk of autism. The federal system for labeling drugs dangerous in pregnancy is poorl. They up the danger level once teratogenic effects become known. Paint the toenail surface qid with decolorized tincture of iodine--a highly potent fungicide. They will grow out normal. Read more...