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Terbifin 250 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Terbifin Tablet

Terbifin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Stomach pain

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

How Terbifin Tablet works

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

Terbifin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Terbifin 250 mg Tablet 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
Terbifin 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
Terbifin 250 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Terbifin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terbifin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Terbifin 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Terbifin 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Terbifin 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 Terbifin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Terbifin 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Terbifin 250 mg Tablet helps treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Treatment may be needed for 2 to 6 weeks for skin infections and 6 weeks to 6 months for nail infections.
  • It can make your skin more sensitive to sun. Use broad-spectrum sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function regularly during treatment. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Terbifin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Stozen
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Terbifin

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fungal infections about 4-5 year old
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 1 tablet twice, Nimbadi churan half spoon thrice, Apply Jatyadi oil on the area
Fungal infections in body and highly itching
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 2 tablet twice, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice, apply mahamarichyadi oil
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FAQs

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

It is important to take the full course of Terbifin 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 Terbifin?

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 Terbifin, 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 Terbifin cause menstrual disturbance?

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

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