Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
What is Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride) used for?
Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride) is a type of antifungal medication, which works by preventing the growth of fungus on the skin. This medication is prescribed as a treatment for various skin infections, such as athlete's foot, ringworm infection and jock itch.
How should I use Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride)?
Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride) gel or cream should be applied directly to the skin. Ensure that your hands are clean, and that the affected area is clean and dry. A thin layer of this medication is usually applied on and around the area requiring treatment, normally once daily, or as directed by your physician. You should not cover the area affected unless your physician has told you to do so. You must continue using this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished. Inform your physician if there is no improvement in your condition after 2 weeks.
What are the side effects of Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride)?
Some side effects of Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride) may not be that serious. However, you should consult your physician immediately if you notice:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lamisil (Terbinafine Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.