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Terbinafine Topical

INFORMATION

Uses

Terbinafine Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Terbinafine belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It stops the growth of fungi by inhibiting ergosterol, an important enzyme that is essential for fungal growth.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic reaction, Itching, Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash, Altered taste, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Abdominal pain, Skin redness, Visual impairment

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Expert advice

  • Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly and wash your hands before applying terbinafine cream.
  • Do not use terbinafine creams/ointments on the face. 
  • Avoid direct contact of terbinafine topical with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to terbinafine or any other ingredients.

Frequently asked questions

Terbinafine Topical

Q.Is terbinafine topical a steroid/sulfa drug?
Terbinafine topical is an antifungal drug. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs

Q.How long can I take terbinafine topical for?
The duration of treatment with terbinafine topical varies depending upon the severity of infection, area infected and individual responses. Please follow the advice of your doctor regarding the duration of use.


Content on this page was last updated on 12 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)