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Accubron Syrup, Accurbron, Aminophylline (Theophylline) Injection, Aminophylline Tablets, Amitriptyline, Amitriptyline Injection, Aquaphyllin, Aquaphyllin Syrup, Aquatab C Tablets, Aquatab DM, Asmalix, Asmalix Elixir, Aventyl, Aventyl Oral Solution, Benylin, Benylin Expectorant Liquid, Bronkodyl, Cheracol D Cough Liquid, Children's Formula Cough Syrup, Clear Tussin 30 Liquid, Cold & Cough Tussin Softgels, Coumadin, Coumadin Injection, Cyclosporine, Cyclosporine Injection, Cyclosporine Ophthalmic, Cyclosporine Oral Solution, Delsym, Desipramine, Dextromethorphan, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, and Potassium Guaiacolsulfonate, Diabetic Tussin DM Liquid, Dilor Elixir, Dilor Injection, Dilor Tablets, Dyphylline Injection, Dyphylline Oral Solution, Dyphylline Tablet, Elavil, Elavil Injection, Elixomin, Elixomin Elixir, Elixophyllin, Elixophyllin Elixir, Endep, Etrafon, Extra Action Cough Syrup, Fenesin DM Tablets, Genatuss DM Syrup, Gengraf, Gengraf Solution, Guaifenesin and Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin and Dextromethorphan Oral Solution, Guaifenex DM Tablets, Guiatuss CF Syrup, Guiatuss DM Syrup, Guiatussin with Dextromethorphan Liquid, Halotussin DM Sugar Free Syrup, Halotussin DM Syrup, Humibid DM, Humibid DM Sprinkle Capsules, Humibid DM Tablets, Imipramine, Imipramine HCl, Imipramine Pamoate, Iobid DM Tablets, Jantoven, Kolephrin GG/DM Liquid, Lanophyllin, Lanophyllin Elixir, Lufyllin Elixir, Lufyllin Injection, LufyllinTablets, Maxifed DM Tablets, Medent-DM Tablets, Muco-Fen-DMT Tablets, Mytussin DM Liquid, Naldecon Senior DX Liquid, Neoral, Neoral Injection, Neoral Solution, Norpramin, Nortriptyline, Nortriptyline Oral Solution, Pamelor, PanMist-DM Tablets, Panmist-DM Syrup, Perphenazine and Amitriptyline, Pertussin, Phanatuss DM Syrup, Phenadex Senior Liquid, Phenergan DM, Profen Forte DM Tablets, Profen II DM Liquid, Profen II DM Tablets, Prometh with Dextromethorphan, Promethazine and Dextromethorphan, Promethazine DM, Protuss DM Tablets, Pseudoephedrine, Guaifenesin and Dextromethorphan, Pseudoephedrine, Guaifenesin, Dextromethhorphan Liquid, Pseudovent DM, Quibron-T Dividose, Quibron-T/SR Dividose, Respa-DM Tablets, Respbid, Restasis, Rhinosyn-DMX Syrup, Robafen CF Syrup, Robafen DM Syrup, Robitussin CF Syrup, Robitussin Cough, Robitussin DM Syrup, Safe Tussin 30 Liquid, Sandimmune, Sandimmune Injection, Sandimmune Solution, Scot-Tussin Senior Clear Liquid, Silexin, Siltussin DM Syrup, Slo-bid Gyrocaps, Slo-Phyllin, Slo-Phyllin Gyrocaps, Slo-Phyllin Syrup, Sudal-DM, Sustaire, T-Phyl, Theo-24, Theo-Dur, Theo-Sav, Theo-X, Theobid Duracaps, Theochron, Theoclear L.A., Theoclear-80, Theoclear-80 Syrup, Theolair, Theolair Injection, Theolair Solution, Theolair SR, Theophylline ER, Theophylline Injection, Theophylline Oral Solution, Syrup, or Suspension, Theophylline Tablets or Capsules, Theospan-SR, Theostat 80, Theostat-80 Syrup, Theovent, Tofranil, Tofranil PM, Tolu-Sed DM Syrup, Touro CC Tablets, Touro DM, Triavil, Tuss-DM, Uni-Dur, Uniphyl, Vanatrip, Vanatrip Injection, Vicks 44E Liquid, Vicks Pediatric Forumula 44E Liquid, Warfarin, Warfarin injection, Z-Cof DM Syrup.

How to use Lamisil Oral

Brand Name(s): Lamisil Oral

Generic Name Terbinafine Oral

What are terbinafine tablets?

TERBINAFINE (Lamisil®) is a medication used to treat infections caused by certain types of fungus. It is most commonly used for skin and nail infections. Generic terbinafine tablets are not yet available.

What should my health care professional know before I use terbinafine tablets?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • frequently drink alcoholic beverages
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease (acute or chronic), including cirrhosis or hepatitis
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to terbinafine, other medications, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Terbinafine tablets are taken by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take the tablets with food. If terbinafine upsets your stomach it may help to take it with food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not use your medicine more often than directed. Use your doses at regular intervals. Finish the full course prescribed by your prescriber or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop using except on your prescriber's advice.

Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

What drug(s) may interact with terbinafine?

  • caffeine
  • cimetidine
  • cyclosporine
  • medicines for depression including amitriptyline, impramine, or nortriptyline
  • rifampin
  • terfenadine
  • theophylline
  • warfarin

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What side effects may I notice from using terbinafine?

Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • fever or chills, cough, or sore throat
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea and vomiting
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • skin rash, itching
  • stomach or abdominal pain
  • swelling, fluid retention
  • unusual tiredness
  • yellowing of skin or eyes

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • headache
  • changes in taste
  • stomach upset

What should I watch for while taking terbinafine?

Your prescriber may monitor your liver function. Tell your health care professional immediately if you develop symptoms of persistent nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue, right upper abdominal pain or yellowing of the skin, dark urine, or pale stools.

Some fungal infections need many weeks or months of treatment to cure. Take your medicine regularly for as long as your prescriber or health care professional tells you to. If you are taking this medication for nail fungus, it may still take time for the healthy nail to grow completely out after your course of therapy is complete.

If you have a fungal infection of your skin or nails, dry your skin well after bathing. Most types of fungus live in moist environments. Wear clean socks and clothing every day.

Where can I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 5 and 30 °C (41 and 77 °F). Discard any unused medicine after the expiration date.

(Note: The above information is not intended to replace the advice of your physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. It is not meant to indicate that the use of the product is safe, appropriate, or effective for you.)

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