Terbifin 1% w/w Cream

icon
Cipla Ltd

Composition for Terbifin 1% w/w Cream

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

37.91
10 gm in 1 tube
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Terbifin Cream

uses

Uses of Terbifin Cream

Terbifin 1% w/w Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
uses

Side effects of Terbifin Cream

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

uses

How to use Terbifin 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 Terbifin Cream works

Terbifin 1% w/w cream stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Terbifin Cream

Expert advice for Terbifin Cream

Liver function tests are advisable during treatment with terbinafine especially for people with liver diseases.Consult your doctor before taking terbinafine if you have or had,
  • Psoriasis (skin disease characterized by thick, scaly, itchy, dry, red and sometimes painful patches on the skin).
  • Lupus erythematosus (a disease in which your body’s immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs).
  • Liver disease, Kidney problems or any disease which may affect your kidneys, Depression, Alcohol abuse or dependence, Blood related problems including low hemoglobin or red blood cells (anemia).
Consult your doctor if: 
  • You notice any symptoms of abnormal liver function such as - Persistent urge to vomit (nausea), loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, vomiting, stomach pain, yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice), dark color urine or pale stools.
  • You feel depressed or experience any signs of depression. 
  • You experience any signs of serious skin reactions such as blisters, peeling of skin, swelling of face lips, tongue, and difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
  • Experience taste disturbances including loss of taste.
  • Experience smell disturbances including loss of smell.
  • You are diagnosed with abnormal structure, function or quality of blood cells (blood dyscrasias).
  • Terbinafine creams/ointments are meant for external use only.
  • Do not use terbinafine creams/ointments on the face. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly with running water. Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly and wash your hands before applying terbinafine cream.For better treatment results, keep the affected areas clean by regular washing and careful drying with your own clean towels and clothes. Do not rub or scratch the skin.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Terbifin 1% w/w Cream
icon
Alcohol
No interaction found
icon
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Terbifin 1% w/w Cream 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Terbifin 1% w/w Cream is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Terbifin 1% w/w Cream may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Terbifin 1% w/w Cream should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terbifin 1% w/w Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
CAUTION
Terbifin 1% w/w Cream should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Terbifin 1% w/w Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Terbifin 1% w/w Cream 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.
...
+more

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Terbinafine, 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

Frequently asked questions for Terbifin 1% w/w Cream

Frequently asked questions for Terbinafine

Terbifin 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).
Terbifin is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Terbifin can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Terbifin are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Terbifin 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)
Terbifin is not a steroid. Terbifin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Terbifin 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.
Terbifin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Terbifin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Terbifin 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.
Terbifin is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with amoxicillin?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with metronidazole?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with prednisone?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with azithromycin?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with phentermine?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with probiotics?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin with metformin?
Terbifin 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.
Yes, Terbifin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Terbifin exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Terbifin for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Terbifin has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Terbifin.
Terbifin can cause liver damage. Terbifin can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Terbifin every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Terbifin and consult your doctor.
Terbifin can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Terbifin.
Terbifin does not contain acetaminophen. Terbifin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Terbifin has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Terbifin.
Terbifin is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Terbifin is different from sulfa drugs.
Terbifin 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 Terbifin.
Q. Does Terbifin cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Terbifin. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Terbifin.
Q. Does Terbifin increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Terbifin.
Q. Does Terbifin cause autism?
No, Terbifin has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Terbifin cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Terbifin 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 Terbifin.
Q. Does Terbifin cause respiratory depression?
Terbifin has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Terbifin.
+more

Substitutes for Terbifin Cream

Tifin Cream
Salve Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3.75/gm of Cream
save 1%
Keptafine Cream
Kepler Health Care
₹4.33/gm of Cream
14% costlier
Terbitotal 1% w/w Cream
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹4.77/gm of Cream
26% costlier
Tebina 1% Cream
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹4.8/gm of Cream
27% costlier
Tyza 1% w/w Cream
Abbott India Ltd
₹5.47/gm of Cream
44% costlier
Related Lab Tests
Top Physicians
doctor
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
doctor
4.6
doctor
Dr. Suman Kirti
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.3
cross img