Terbifin 250 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Terbifin Tablet

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

Terbifin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

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 foetus, 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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Terbifin 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Terbifin

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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FAQs

Q. Does Terbifin treat ringworm?
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).
Q. Is Terbifin effective?
Terbifin is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Terbifin interfere with birth control?
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.
Q. Does Terbifin treat tinea versicolor?
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)
Q. Is Terbifin a steroid?
Terbifin is not a steroid. Terbifin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Is Terbifin fungicidal (kills fungi)?
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.
Q. Is Terbifin safe?
Terbifin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Terbifin an antibiotic?
Terbifin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Q. Is Terbifin available over the counter?
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.
Q. Is Terbifin dangerous?
Terbifin is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Terbifin with ibuprofen?
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.
Q. Does Terbifin expire?
Yes, Terbifin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Q. Does Terbifin treat candida (yeast)?
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.
Q. Does Terbifin cause constipation?
Terbifin has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Terbifin.
Q. Does Terbifin cause liver damage?
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.
Q. Does Terbifin cause depression?
Terbifin can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Terbifin.
Q. Does Terbifin contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Terbifin does not contain acetaminophen. Terbifin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Does Terbifin cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Terbifin has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Terbifin.
Q. Is Terbifin a sulfa drug?
Terbifin is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Terbifin is different from sulfa drugs.
Q. Does Terbifin cause hair loss?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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