Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL)
What is Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL) used for?
Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL) is a type of antifungal medication which is used to stop fungus from growing and to treat fungal infections. It is used as a treatment for fungal infections affecting the fingernails or toenails.
How should I use Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL)?
Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL) tablets are taken orally. If you are treating fingernail fungus, it is normally taken once per day for a period of 6 weeks. Patients treating fungal infections of the toenail are usually directed to take it once per day for 12 weeks. However, the dosage and period of treatment required may vary for individual patients, and you should always follow the instructions provided by your physician. Patients should note that as it may take time for a new healthy nail to grow, their condition may not be completely cured until a few months after they finish taking this medication.
What are the side effects of Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL)?
Side effects of Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL) include:
If you notice any signs of other more serious side effects, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fungotek (Terbinafine HCL). 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.