Terbifin 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Terbifin Tablet

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Uses of Terbifin Tablet

Terbifin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Terbifin Tablet

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

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How to use Terbifin 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Terbifin 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Terbifin 250mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Terbifin Tablet works

Terbifin 250mg tablet stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Terbifin Tablet

Expert advice for Terbifin Tablet

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Terbifin 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Terbifin 250mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Terbifin 250mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Terbifin 250mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Terbifin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terbifin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Terbifin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Terbifin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Terbifin 250mg 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

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 250mg Tablet

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.
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