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Terbinafine Hcl 250 Mg

Terbinafine Hcl 250 Mg

How to use

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking terbinafine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually once a day or as directed by your doctor. Dosage and length of treatment is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.It may take several months after you finish treatment to see the full benefit of this drug. It takes time for your new healthy nails to grow out and replace the infected nails.Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished. Stopping the medication too early may allow the fungus to continue to grow, which may result in a return of the infection.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Before taking this medicine

You should not use terbinafine if you are allergic to it, or if you have:

  • liver disease.

To make sure terbinafine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • liver problems;
  • weak immune system (caused by disease or by using certain medicine); or
  • lupus.

It is not known whether terbinafine will harm an unborn baby. You should wait until after your pregnancy to start treating your nail or scalp infection with terbinafine. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

Terbinafine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.

How should I take terbinafine?

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

You may take the terbinafine tablet with or without food.

Terbinafine granules should be sprinkled into a spoonful of pudding or mashed potatoes (do not mix with applesauce, fruit juice, or other fruit-based or acidic foods). Swallow this mixture right away without chewing. Do not save the mixture for later use.

Terbinafine is usually taken for 6 weeks to treat scalp or fingernail infections, and for 12 weeks to treat a toenail infection.

Use this medicine for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antifungal medicine. Terbinafine will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold.

While using terbinafine, you may need frequent blood tests.

Side Effects of Terbinafine

The most common side effects of terbinafine tablets include:

  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • ithcing and rash
  • indigestion
  • liver enzyme abnormalities
  • taste disturbance
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • flatulence (gas)

‚ÄčThe most common side effects of terbinafine oral granules include:

  • headache
  • fever
  • vomiting
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • itching

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all of the possible side effects of terbinafine. For information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

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