Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Terbinafine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than instructed by your doctor.
Take Terbinafine at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course of treatment. If you don't, the infection will not clear completely. Fungal infections usually take a longer time to heal. You may need to take Terbinafine for a few weeks or months, depending on your doctor's advice.
Take Terbinafine with or without a meal.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, or systemic lupus erythematosus (also known as SLE or lupus).
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Terbinafine.
Maintain good hygiene as this is important in managing fungal infections.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you ever had an allergic reaction (breathlessness, rashes, swollen eyes) to Terbinafine.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Why do I need this medicine?
Terbinafine is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat fungal infections of the fingernails and toenails.
What side effects could I experience?
Terbinafine may cause diarrhoea, nausea, stomach discomfort or pain, unusual taste in the mouth, rashes and itch. These side effects are usually temporary. If you have diarrhoea, drink lots of water to replace the fluids lost. However, if you have severe diarrhoea or diarrhoea with severe stomach cramps or bloody stools, alert your doctor.
You may also experience some problems with your eyesight, such as blurring. Always keep your doctor updated of any changes in your eyesight. If you are not able to see clearly, do not drive or take part in any activities in which you need to be alert.
If you develop rashes, breathlessness, swollen mouth or eyes, stop the medicine and inform your doctor quickly. These could be signs of an allergic reaction.
Terbinafine may cause other side effects. Consult your doctor if you have unusual problems while being treated with this medicine.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. Protect from light.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are also taking any of these medicines:
- atenolol, bisoprolol, propanolol, metoprolol, flecainide, propafenone (blood pressure or heart medicines)
- warfarin (a blood-thinning medicine)
- amitriptyline, citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, imipramine, nortriptyline, paroxetine, sertraline and other mood medicines
- rifampicin (a medicine used to treat tuberculosis)
- cimetidine (a gastric medicine)
- birth control pills
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal medicines and medicines that you buy without a prescription.