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Overview

Uses of Terbest Cream

Terbest Cream side effects

Common
  • Skin peeling

How to use Terbest Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Terbest Cream works

Terbest Cream is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.

Terbest Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Terbest Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Terbest Cream is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Terbest Cream?

If you miss a dose of Terbest Cream, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Terbest Cream helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • Apply an amount sufficient to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
  • It can make your skin more sensitive to sun. Use broad-spectrum sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
  • Avoid getting in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Terbest

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FAQs

Q. My friend started Terbest but stopped the treatment in between. Can she restart it?

It is important to take the full course of Terbest as per the doctor’s advice. Not taking the medicine for the recommended duration of time may bring back the infection. If you have to restart, consult your doctor before doing so.

Q. What if I forget to take Terbest?

Do not worry if you have forgotten to take it. Take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose (within 4 hours), skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to.

Q. What will happen if I take more than the recommended dose?

If you take excess dose of Terbest, you may develop nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, rash, frequent urination and headache. Seek emergency medical care in a nearby hospital or consult a doctor immediately.

Q. Does Terbest cause menstrual disturbance?

Taking birth control pills and Terbest simultaneously may lead to irregular cycle and bleeding between periods. Consult your doctor if you notice bleeding in between periods.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 101, Pragati Chambers, Commercial Complex, Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi-110008
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