TERBISKIN 250MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TERBISKIN 250mg tablet

Terbinafine(250mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Terbiskin 250mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Terbiskin 250mg tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Terbiskin 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TERBISKIN 250mg tablet

    Terbinafine(250mg)

    Terbiskin tablet uses

    Terbiskin 250mg tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

    How terbiskin tablet works

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

    Common side effects of terbiskin tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR TERBISKIN 250MG TABLET

    Patients taking TERBISKIN 250MG TABLET

    • 60%
      Once A Day
    • 40%
      Twice A Day

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    Expert advice FOR TERBISKIN 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR TERBISKIN 250mg tablet

    Terbinafine

    Q. Does terbinafine treat ringworm?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine effective?
    Terbinafine is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
    Q. Does terbinafine interfere with birth control?
    Terbinafine can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when terbinafine tablets are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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    Q. Does terbinafine treat tinea versicolor?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine safe in pregnancy?
    Terbinafine should not be used during pregnancy unless clinical condition of the woman requires treatment with oral terbinafine tablets and the benefits for the mother are more than the risks to the baby. If you are pregnant, or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking terbinafine.
    Q. Is terbinafine a steroid?
    Terbinafine is not a steroid. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
    Q. Is terbinafine safe during lactation?
    Terbinafine is not safe during lactation. Terbinafine is passed into breast milk; mothers receiving oral treatment with terbinafine tablets should therefore not breast-feed or should stop taking terbinafine. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine when you are breastfeeding the child.
    Q. Is terbinafine fungicidal (kills fungi)?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine safe?
    Terbinafine is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
    Q. Is terbinafine an antibiotic?
    Terbinafine is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs, used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
    Q. Is terbinafine available over the counter?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine dangerous?
    Terbinafine is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
    Q. How long can I take terbinafine for?
    Duration of treatment depends on the type of fungal infection and the severity of the infection. For fungal infection of the groin area, skin and feet, duration of treatment are 2-4 weeks. Some cases of athlete’s foot may require treatment for up to 6 weeks. In the case of fungal infection of fingernails, treatment duration is 6 weeks and for toenails, treatment duration is 12 weeks. Some cases may require treatment for up to 6 months. Please consult your doctor for the right duration of treatment as per the type and site of infection.
    Q. Can I take terbinafine with ibuprofen?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with alcohol?
    No drug interactions have been reported when alcohol is taken while taking terbinafine. However, it is always advisable to avoid alcohol use while you are taking any medicines. Please consult your doctor.
    Q. Can I take terbinafine with amoxicillin?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with metronidazole?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with prednisone?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with azithromycin?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with phentermine?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with probiotics?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine with metformin?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine expire?
    Yes, terbinafine does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
    Q. Does terbinafine treat candida (yeast)?
    Terbinafine exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use terbinafine 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 terbinafine cause constipation?
    Terbinafine has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking terbinafine.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause liver damage?
    Terbinafine can cause liver damage. Terbinafine can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking terbinafine every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop terbinafine and consult your doctor.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause depression?
    Terbinafine can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking terbinafine.
    Q. Does terbinafine contain acetaminophen?
    Terbinafine does not contain acetaminophen. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
    Terbinafine has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking terbinafine.
    Q. Is terbinafine a sulfa drug?
    Terbinafine is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause hair loss?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause weight gain?
    Weight gain has not been reported with terbinafine. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking terbinafine.
    Q. Does terbinafine increase blood pressure?
    Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking terbinafine.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause autism?
    No, terbinafine has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
    Terbinafine 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 terbinafine.
    Q. Does terbinafine cause respiratory depression?
    Terbinafine has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking terbinafine.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)