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Lamisil, Terbinafine (generic): Frequently Asked Questions

How do I purchase Lamisil online?

Click on an Lamisil order link to go to our secure server to set up your account. Answer an online questionnaire with relevant information regarding your medical condition. After you have completed the questionnaire, a confirmation page will appear for you to check your answers for accuracy. Then you may submit your order for processing.

Who can use Lamisil AT ® Cream?

Adults and children ages 12 and over can use Lamisil AT ® Cream. For children under 12 years of age, ask

What are the side effects of lamisil? Is it safe?

Lamisil(terbinafine) is an antifungal drug used mainly to treat infections in the nails. It potentially has liver toxicity and liver function tests should be followed closely. Other potential side effects include nausea, rash, and flatulence. In general, it is well tolerated except for potential liver toxicity.

How should Lamisil Once ® be applied?

It should be applied to both feet, even if no signs are visible. One tube is sufficient to treat both feet. It should be applied with the fingers, first between, then under, then over all toes. It should then be applied to the soles and sides of the feet, as Athlete’s Foot often spreads from between the toes to infect other areas of the foot. It should be applied once evenly, and not massaged into the skin. The product should then be left to dry to a film for 1-2 minutes, before wearing footwear.

What are Lamisil Online’s privacy and security policies?

Lamisil Online is committed to patient privacy and security. All information provided is legally protected under the doctor-patient privilege laws. The latest of secure encryption technology is used by our on-line ordering system. The highest level of security precautions are taken with all personal and credit card information submitted. We have safeguards in our system to protect against credit card fraud. Suspected fraudulent use of a credit card will be reported.

How should I apply Lamisil AT ® Cream?

First, wash the infected skin and surrounding areas with soap and water and dry completely. Do not cover the treated skin with any bandages. Wash your hands with soap and water after touching the infected skin so that you do not spread the infection on yourself, or to others. For athlete's foot: Wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes. Change shoes and socks at least once daily. ...

Is there any over the counter medication similar to Lamisil?

Lamisil is a antifungal cream and is fairly potent. You can buy antifungal preparations over the counter which are not as potent, but will usually work over time. Tinactin, NP 27, etc., are all effective with longer use. Lamisil and Drinking

What’s the difference between Lamisil ® AT and Lamisil Once ® ?

Because of its special formulation Lamisil Once ® treats Athletes Foot in one application, other Lamisil ® AT products require 7 days for effective treatment. The Lamisil ® AT range of products treats all acute forms of Athlete's Foot and some other fungal infections, whereas Lamisil Once ® is specifically formulated for the most common variety - the one that starts between the toes (interdigital tinea pedis).

How is Lamisil AT ® Cream different from other non-prescription antifungal products?

Lamisil AT ® Cream treatment takes only 1 week of treatment for athlete's foot between the toes. It takes 2 weeks of treatment to treat athlete's foot on the bottom and/or the sides of the foot, which is characterized by dryness, thickening, peeling, or cracking of the skin. This condition may be accompanied by burning and itching.

Is there any research on how Lamisil effects oral contraception?

Check with the scientific department of Novartis: 888-669-6682. I'm not aware of specific studies. Lamisil - Severe Side Effect [posted 8/5/98] Question: My husband took Lamisil tablets for toe fungus. He took the 80 tablets, which were prescribed by his doctor and it had terrible side effects on him. His skin starting turning black and looked like alligator skin. ...

Will Lamisil Once® cure me forever?

If properly applied, Lamisil Once ® should get rid of your current infection, and protect you from re-infection for up to three months. But unless you practise good footcare, you may get it again.

How does Lamisil Once ® work with only one application?

The formula delivers a high amount of active quickly; the active remains in the skin for up to 13 days where it continues to work against the fungus.

Why is re-infection more likely with fungistatic treatments than with Lamisil Once ® ?

Typically symptoms of Athlete’s Foot appear to improve early in the course of treatment (itching stops). The early relief of symptoms can result in the sufferer discontinuing the treatment before the fungal infection is eradicated, risking relapse. Lamisil Once ® can overcome this because only one application is needed to treat the fungus.

What are the side effects, contraindications, drug interactions of Lamisil Once ® ?

There are no known hazards (including drug interactions, carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, or impairment of fertility) associated with the topical use of Lamisil Once ® . It is for external use only and should not be brought into contact with the eyes. It is not recommended for patients under 18 years of age and is not recommended during pregnancy and lactation. Lamisil Once ® can, in rare circumstances, cause allergic reactions after use, such as redness, itching or stinging. ...

Why is Lamisil prescribed?

Lamisil helps to fight back fungal infections. It has different forms of presentation. In tablet form, it's prescribed for treatment of the toenail or fingernail. The cream and the solution are used for other fungal infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm. The solution is also used to treat tinea versicolor, a fungal infection that produces brown, tan, or white spots on the trunk of the body.

What is the recommended dose for Lamisil?

For Fungal Infection of the Fingernails: The standard dose is one 250-milligram tablet once a day for 6 weeks. For Fungal Infection of the Toenails: The standard dose is one 250-milligram tablet once a day for 12 weeks. The cream presentation form for Athlete's Foot, Jock Itch, and Ringworm: Apply to the affected and closely surrounding areas twice a day until signs and symptoms improve. Use for a minimum of 7 days, but no more than 4 weeks. ...

Will the symptoms disappear when I stop using Lamisil AT ® Cream?

Many get relief from their symptoms after 1 week of treatment. Apply cream as directed. Your skin may continue to show some of the signs of infection — such as thickening of the skin, drying, or peeling — until the outer layer of the treated skin naturally replaces itself. Skin replacement takes longer on some parts of the body than others. If you do not see any improvement within 4 weeks for athlete's foot, you should see

Will I experience side effects while using Lamisil AT ® Cream?

Side effects are rare and are like the symptoms of the skin disease you are treating. If you experience an increase in the redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, or oozing of the skin, stop applying this product and see

Can I use Lamisil AT ® Cream on any part of my body?

Lamisil AT ® Cream should not be used: on nails or scalp in or near the mouth or the eyes for vaginal yeast infections

What is a possible reaction to using 250 mg Lamisil once per day and the ingestion of alcohol?

Potential liver toxicity.

Can I take a bath or shower after applying Lamisil Once ® ?

We advise you to wait 24 hours for best results.

How do I use Lamisil?

Take Lamisil by mouth as directed usually once a day. Treatment may continue for 6 weeks for a fingernail infection or 12 weeks for a toenail infection. Another method of dosing involves using Lamisil for one week per month until treatment is completed. Continue to take this until the full-prescribed amount is finished. Stopping Lamisil too early may result in ineffective treatment or a relapse of the infection.

After applying Lamisil Once ® , how long will the skin take to heal?

Lamisil Once ® treats the cause of Athlete’s Foot. However, the skin needs time to heal. As with all antifungal treatments, the skin can need up to six weeks to fully heal, due to the normal 10 to 14-day stratum corneum skin turnover cycle.

What should I do in case of overdose with Lamisil?

If you suspect an overdose with Lamisil tablets, seek medical treatment right away.Symptoms of overdose with Lamisil tablets may include: Headache, nausea, rash, vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness and frequent urination. Back to top Best- Online -Foreign- Pharmacies is an exclusive directory that provides you with the top rated online foreign pharmacies for personal as well as pet medicines, maintaining the most up-to-date directory of the most trusted and economical foreign pharmacies in the world.

What are the potential side effects from Lamisil?

Side effects from Lamisil cannot be anticipated. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Lamisil. Cream and solution side effects are uncommon. They include burning or irritation, itching, dryness, peeling, and rash. Frequent side effects of the tablets may include: Diarrhea, indigestion, and rash.

If Lamisil Once® doesn’t work first time, should I try it again?

Please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

If there’s any Lamisil Once ® left in the tube, can I store it for future use?

Use the whole tube in one application.

What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Lamisil?

Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, and medication allergies. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before taking Lamisil. Because fungal toenail or fingernail infection treatment generally should be postponed until after pregnancy, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. This drug is excreted into breast milk and therefore is not recommended for use while breast-feeding. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.

I've read on your site that Lamisil is frequently prescribed for toenail fungus, but has it been shown to be effective as a cure for Jock Itch?

Yes, but it's like using a sledge hammer for a fly. Lamisil and loss of senses [posted 1/8/99]
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