Terbofin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Terbofin 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Terbofin Tablet

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Uses of Terbofin Tablet

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

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

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

How Terbofin Tablet works

Terbofin 250mg tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Terbofin Tablet

Expert advice for Terbofin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Terbofin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Terbofin 250mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Terbofin 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
Terbofin 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
Terbofin 250mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Terbofin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terbofin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Terbofin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Terbofin 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Terbofin 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, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Terbofin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Terbinafine

Terbofin 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).
Terbofin is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Terbofin can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Terbofin are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Terbofin 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)
Terbofin is not a steroid. Terbofin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Terbofin 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.
Terbofin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Terbofin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Terbofin 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.
Terbofin is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with amoxicillin?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with metronidazole?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with prednisone?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with azithromycin?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with phentermine?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with probiotics?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin with metformin?
Terbofin 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, Terbofin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Terbofin exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Terbofin for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Terbofin has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Terbofin.
Terbofin can cause liver damage. Terbofin can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Terbofin every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Terbofin and consult your doctor.
Terbofin can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Terbofin.
Terbofin does not contain acetaminophen. Terbofin belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Terbofin has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Terbofin.
Terbofin is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Terbofin is different from sulfa drugs.
Terbofin 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 Terbofin.
Q. Does Terbofin cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Terbofin. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Terbofin.
Q. Does Terbofin increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Terbofin.
Q. Does Terbofin cause autism?
No, Terbofin has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Terbofin cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Terbofin 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 Terbofin.
Q. Does Terbofin cause respiratory depression?
Terbofin has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Terbofin.
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