What is Lamisil (Terbinafine) used for?
This product is manufactured in Turkey.
Lamisil (Terbinafine) is an oral antifungal medication prescribed to treat a wide variety of infections caused by fungus. It operates by destroying or stopping the reproduction of fungus cells to allow the immune system to destroy the infection naturally. This action makes it useful for treating conditions such as ringworm, infections of the nails, athlete`s foot, tinea cruris, or skin infections. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Lamisil (Terbinafine)?
Strictly follow your doctor`s instructions while using Lamisil (Terbinafine) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered once daily for a cycle of medication lasting one or two weeks, but your particular dosage will be determined by your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large cup of water to aid absorption. Do not change the form of the tablets by crushing, splitting, or chewing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Never stop taking the medicine before being told to do so, even if your symptoms seem to be gone, as the infection may not be be completely eliminated and may return stronger or more resistant to treatment. Ask your pharmacist or doctor if you have any questions about the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Lamisil (Terbinafine)?
Some patients using Lamisil (Terbinafine) have reported experiencing side effects including:
More serious side effects that may require medical attention are severe skin reactions, blood disorders, anxiety, depression, liver disorders, or faintness. Always inform your doctor about any symptoms that are serious or worry you so that the correct adjustments can be made to your regimen to prevent further health problems.
Do not begin using Lamisil (Terbinafine) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or if you have chronic liver disease. Also inform your doctor if you have psoriasis, systemic lupus, decreased kidney function, decreased liver function, or if the patient being treated is a child. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Lamisil (Terbinafine) 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.
Lamisil (Terbinafine) 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.