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Terbinaforce Cream

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Product introduction

Terbinaforce Cream is used to treat a wide range of fungal infections of the skin and nails, including ringworm. It works by killing the fungi that cause the infection.

Terbinaforce Cream is for external use only. It should be used in the dose and duration suggested by the doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before the application of this medicine. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after application. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. If you stop using this medicine too early, the fungi may continue to grow and the infection may return or worsen.

The most common side effects of this medicine include application site reactions like burning, irritation, itching, and redness, and skin peeling. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Avoid direct contact with the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water. You must inform your doctor if there’s no improvement even after four weeks of treatment.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works but inform your doctor about all other medicines you are taking. Also, let your doctor know if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Terbinaforce Cream

Benefits of Terbinaforce Cream

In Fungal skin infections

Terbinaforce Cream is an antifungal medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the fungus causing the infection. This will relieve symptoms of itching, soreness, and irritation and clear up the rash on your skin. This medicine is effective in treating a wide range of fungal infections all over the body including the athlete’s foot. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from coming back.

Side effects of Terbinaforce Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Terbinaforce

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Skin peeling
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Indigestion
  • Abnormal liver enzyme
  • Itching
  • Taste change
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence

How to use Terbinaforce 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 Terbinaforce Cream works

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

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Terbinaforce Cream is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Terbinaforce Cream is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Terbinaforce Cream?

If you miss a dose of Terbinaforce Cream, apply 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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Quick tips

  • Terbinaforce 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Allylamine
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Fungal ergosterol synthesis inhibitor

Interaction with drugs

Taking Terbinaforce with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Suffering from ringworm since 2months
Dr. Rahul Randad
Dermatology
use terbinaforce cream twice daily
I have fungal infection near my waist and I applied ring gaurd but only inching reduced but size never reduced
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
apply Onabet cream 3 times for 1 weekterbinaforce 250 mg once daily for 7 daysalso Tablet FLUKA 150 mg once a week for 4 weeks
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FAQs

Q. What is Terbinaforce Cream?

Terbinaforce Cream is a medication used to treat superficial fungal infections such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, and jock itch. It also helps to treat fungal skin infections like pityriasis (tinea versicolor), which causes white or dark pigmentation on the face, neck, chest, arms, or legs. It acts by killing the causative fungus, thereby treating the infection.

Q. How long does it take for Terbinaforce Cream to work on the skin?

Terbinaforce Cream is an antifungal medicine that acts on the skin and cures fungal skin infections. The usual dosage of Terbinaforce Cream is once or twice daily. The duration of the treatment varies from 1 to 2 weeks depending upon the type of fungal skin infection. The doctor may even extend the duration of the therapy depending upon the person’s response to the medication. You will see noticeable results within a few days, but you still need to continue the medication for the prescribed duration to cure the fungal infection completely. Do not stop using it without completing the course.

Q. How do we apply Terbinaforce Cream on the skin?

Clean and dry the affected skin properly. Then, apply a thin layer of Terbinaforce Cream on and around the affected skin gently. Do not cover the area after applying the cream unless specified by the doctor. However, if the infection is present under the breasts, between the fingers, buttocks, or in the groin, then the cream should be applied properly and the skin may be covered with a sterile dressing. Avoid getting the medicine into the eyes, nose, or mouth. Inform your doctor in case of any signs of increased irritation, redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, or oozing.

Q. How long can I use Terbinaforce Cream?

Terbinaforce Cream usually takes a few days to relieve the symptoms. But, since fungal infections affect multiple layers of the skin, you may need to continue the medication for the prescribed duration to get cured completely. For various fungal infections, the duration of treatment varies from 1 to 2 weeks and can be extended up to 4 weeks. Irregular use or stopping the treatment before the prescribed time increases the risk of relapse of the infection. In case you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms within the prescribed duration, kindly consult your doctor immediately.

Q. Is Terbinaforce Cream safe in children?

Terbinaforce Cream has been approved for use only in people above 12 years of age. The safety of the medication has not been approved in children. Refrain from using it in children less than 12 years of age unless prescribed by the doctor.

Q. I feel better now. Can I stop using Terbinaforce Cream?

No, do not stop taking Terbinaforce Cream without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

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208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2024

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