Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using terbinafine capsules.
Indications and Usage
Terbinafine is indicated in the treatment of fungal nail infections, fungal skin infections and athlete’s foot (tinea pedis). It is also used to clear-up fungal infections which antifungal creams could not handle or recalcitrant fungal infections.
Do NOT take terbinafine if:
- You have a chronic liver disease;
- You are allergic to terbinafine and its excipients.
Administration and Dosage
Use of terbinafine capsules during pregnancy or breastfeeding does not appear to be harmful. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking terbinafine.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 250mg taken once per day. The usual dose for children is 125mg taken once a day depending on age and body weight.
Possible interactions with terbinafine capsules include narcotics, antidepressants, and some beta-blockers. Terbinafine capsules should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking before your
treatment with terbinafine capsules.
Terbinafine is contraindicated if:
- You have a severe liver impairment;
- You are hypersensitive to its active ingredient;
- You have any risk of possible anaphylaxis.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect terbinafine capsules overdose.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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