Terbinafine tablets

Terbinafine tablets

 

General English name: Terbinafine

Brand: Lamisil

Application: fungal infection

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of terbinafine

Pharmacological information of terbinafine tablets

Dosage and method of terbinafine use

Contraindications to terbinafine tablets

Terbinafine use during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of terbinafine tablets on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Terbinafine Tablets

Special warnings and precautions when taking terbinafine tablets

Side effects of terbinafine tablets

Excessive use of terbinafine tablets (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of terbinafine tablets

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of terbinafine

Tablets, creams, solutions, gels, sprays

 

Pharmacological information of terbinafine tablets

Terbinafine is prescribed to treat fungal infections of the nails and sometimes fungal infections of the skin. This drug kills the symptoms of the infection by killing the fungus that causes the infection.

Topical terbinafine medication information is written on a separate page, see that page for more information.

 

Dosage and method of terbinafine use

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of terbinafine varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Usually one 250 mg tablet should be taken daily.

This medicine should be taken before or after food.

Terbinafine should be taken for a full period (2 weeks to 3 months). Do not stop taking the medicine without your doctor's permission.

If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to terbinafine tablets

Note the expiration date of the terbinafine tablet, and do not take the medicine if it has expired.

Never give terbinafine tablets to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with terbinafine, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

Talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Terbinafine use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of terbinafine tablets on driving and working with machines

Terbinafine can cause headaches or nausea, so make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

Drug Interactions Terbinafine Tablets

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Terbinafine may interact with some medications, such as warfarin, drugs that work on liver enzymes and remove terbinafine from your body (such as amiodarone, cimetidine, rifampin, phosphonazole / antifungal drugs such as fluconazole). Certain drugs that are removed from the body by liver enzymes (such as tricyclic antidepressants, SSRI antidepressants, beta-blockers, thioridazine, dextromethorphan, drugs to treat heart rhythm problems, type B monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as rasagiline).

 

Special warnings and precautions when taking terbinafine tablets

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have psoriasis.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have autoimmune lupus erythematosus.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of terbinafine tablets

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

Headache and muscle aches

Decreased appetite

Feeling bored, indigestion and heartache

Diarrhea: Drink plenty of fluids.

 Itching and urticaria: Tell your doctor if any of these things bother you.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to terbinafine tablets.

 

Excessive use of terbinafine tablets (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of terbinafine tablets

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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