Fungotek (Terbinafine Hydrocholoride)
What is Fungotek (Terbinafine Hydrocholoride) used for?
Fungotek (Tervinafine Hydrochloride) is an oral anti-fungal medication used to treat fungal infections. The medication destroys or prevents the reproduction of fungus cells allowing the immune system to eliminate the infection. This makes it useful for treating conditions such as athlete`s foot, ringworm, fungal infections of the nails, soft tissue infections, or fungal skin infections. It should be noted that this medication is only meant to treat fungal infections and will have no effect against those caused by bacteria or a virus. Your doctor may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Fungotek (Terbinafine Hydrocholoride)?
Fungotek (Tervinafine Hydrochloride) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to get the best results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet administered once daily for a cycle of medication lasting one or two weeks, but your particular directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is recommended before use if you experience nausea. Do not chew or crush the tablets before use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Never stop taking the medicine before being instructed to by your doctor as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Fungotek (Terbinafine Hydrocholoride)?
Some patients using Fungotek (Tervinafine Hydrochloride) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require medical attention are fever, flu symptoms, severe diarrhoea that is bloody or watery, muscle pain, darkened urine, discoloured stools, jaundice, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Inform your doctor as soon as any unusual symptoms occur to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more complications from occurring.
Fungotek (Tervinafine Hydrochloride) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who have active or chronic liver disease. Also inform your doctor if you have psoriasis, systemic lupus, decreased kidney function, or reduce liver function as these conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special alterations to your regimen.
Strictly use Fungotek (Tervinafine Hydrochloride) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Fungotek (Tervinafine Hydrochloride) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.