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TERFAST 1% CREAM

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Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for TERFAST 1% CREAM

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Primary uses of TERFAST 1% CREAM

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Medicine Overview of Terfast Cream

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Uses of Terfast Cream

TERFAST 1% CREAM is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Terfast Cream side effects

Common

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

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How to use Terfast 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 Terfast Cream works

TERFAST 1% CREAM 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 Terfast Cream

Expert advice for Terfast Cream

  • Your doctor has prescribed Terfast 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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Terfast Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Terfast Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
TERFAST 1% CREAM 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
TERFAST 1% CREAM is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
TERFAST 1% CREAM may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
TERFAST 1% CREAM should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of TERFAST 1% CREAM may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
TERFAST 1% CREAM should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of TERFAST 1% CREAM may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of TERFAST 1% CREAM 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 Terfast Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of TERFAST 1% CREAM, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Terfast Cream

Frequently asked questions about Terbinafine

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

Substitutes for Terfast Cream

Terbized 1% Cream
AGIO Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹6.89/gm of Cream
38% costlier
TERBOFIN 1% CREAM
Ochoa Laboratories Ltd
₹5.5/gm of Cream
10% costlier
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