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Tefdin 250 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tefdin 250 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Tefdin 250 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tefdin Tablet

Uses of Tefdin Tablet

Tefdin 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Tefdin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tefdin are Rash, Abnormal liver function tests, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Tefdin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tefdin 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Tefdin 250 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Tefdin Tablet works

Tefdin 250 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Tefdin Tablet

Expert advice for Tefdin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tefdin 250 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Tefdin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tefdin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tefdin 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tefdin 250 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tefdin 250 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tefdin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tefdin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tefdin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tefdin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tefdin 250 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Tefdin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tefdin 250 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Tefdin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Terbinafine

Q. Does Tefdin treat ringworm?
Tefdin is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).
Q. Is Tefdin effective?
Tefdin is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Tefdin interfere with birth control?
Tefdin can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Tefdin are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Tefdin treat tinea versicolor?
Tefdin is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)
Q. Is Tefdin a steroid?
Tefdin is not a steroid. Tefdin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Is Tefdin fungicidal (kills fungi)?
Tefdin is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.
Q. Is Tefdin safe?
Tefdin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Tefdin an antibiotic?
Tefdin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Q. Is Tefdin available over the counter?
Tefdin is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Tefdin dangerous?
Tefdin is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with ibuprofen?
Tefdin can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with amoxicillin?
Tefdin can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with metronidazole?
Tefdin can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with prednisone?
Tefdin can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with azithromycin?
Tefdin can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with phentermine?
Tefdin can be taken with phentermine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with probiotics?
Tefdin can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Tefdin with metformin?
Tefdin can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Tefdin expire?
Yes, Tefdin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Q. Does Tefdin treat candida (yeast)?
Tefdin exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Tefdin for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Tefdin cause constipation?
Tefdin has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Tefdin.
Q. Does Tefdin cause liver damage?
Tefdin can cause liver damage. Tefdin can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Tefdin every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Tefdin and consult your doctor.
Q. Does Tefdin cause depression?
Tefdin can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Tefdin.
Q. Does Tefdin contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Tefdin does not contain acetaminophen. Tefdin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Does Tefdin cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Tefdin has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Tefdin.
Q. Is Tefdin a sulfa drug?
Tefdin is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Tefdin is different from sulfa drugs.
Q. Does Tefdin cause hair loss?
Tefdin has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking Tefdin.
Q. Does Tefdin cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Tefdin. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Tefdin.
Q. Does Tefdin increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Tefdin.
Q. Does Tefdin cause autism?
No, Tefdin has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Tefdin cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Tefdin has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking Tefdin.
Q. Does Tefdin cause respiratory depression?
Tefdin has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Tefdin.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tefdin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tefdin with Tiapride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Tefdin with Amisulpride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide, Solpriwel, Psyride, Amijoy, Sulpra, Amiselect, Skizotus, Amimind
Tefdin with Asenapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Tefdin with Levosulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, C-Pride, Sulvo, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo
Tefdin with Ziprasidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris, Zipradep
Tefdin with Fluphenazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Tefdin with Trifluoperazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Sugil, Elicalm, Dipicalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin, Schizonil
Tefdin with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Tefdin with Risperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Risperidone: Rasin, Ubitdon, Zodon, Repridon, Riposh, Rize, Sperd, Respid, Zon, R Don
Tefdin with Quetiapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin, Adequet, Esq, Quetic, Qutin, Quticool, Qutace, Quetigress
Tefdin with Zotepine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Tefdin with Tolterodine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tolterodine: Tolcontin, Detrusitol, Terol, Tolu, Urotel, Uridin, Flochek, Torq, Concyst, Urodine
Tefdin with Blonanserin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Tefdin with Zuclopenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Tefdin with Ergotamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap
Tefdin with Bosentan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Tefdin with Eplerenone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Tefdin with Pimozide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Tefdin with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Tefdin with Iloperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Tefdin with Penfluridol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Tefdin with Chlorpromazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil, Prom, Chlorpromazine, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ
Tefdin with Aripiprazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril, Biozol, Elrip, Arpizol, Aripicad, Aridus, Asprito MT, Aria, Apz, Aripiren
Tefdin with Loxapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxip, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac, Loxapac C, Loxacalm
Tefdin with Olanzapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Tefdin with Haloperidol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Tefdin with Paliperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Tefdin with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Tefdin with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz, Cilotab
Tefdin with Clozapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Tefdin with Lercanidipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Tefdin with Sulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Tefdin with Thioridazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, Zina, Thiolite, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent
Tefdin with Flupenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Flupen, Anxiset, Nupex
Tefdin with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Tefdin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab
Tefdin with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Tefdin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Tefdin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Tefdin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar
Tefdin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Tefdin with Zopiclone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zopiclone: Zopicon, Zeclone, Zonap

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