Terbinex Oral Tablet 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Terbinex: Oral tablet (250mg)

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What is this Medicine?

TERBINAFINE (TER bin a feen) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Lamisil: Oral tablet (250mg)
Similar Generic Drugs : Terbinafine: Oral tablet (250mg)
In-Depth Information

Terbinex

NDC: 687120037
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Aspergillosis, Onychomycosis, Tinea Pedis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Terbinex

Reported Side Effects for Terbinex

Itching Incidence:
0.2-2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Visual Impairment Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Lymphocytes Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
2.8-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
3.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
7.0-12.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Terbinex

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Terbinex(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice and Terbinafine Hydrochloride(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together with caution. Taking these drugs together may increase the risk for side effects. If your doctor decides that taking these drugs together is right for your condition, you will be closely monitored. Immediately report any new or worsening side effects to your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Terbinex(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Terbinafine Hydrochloride(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together with caution. Taking these drugs together may decrease the effectiveness of terbinafine and may increase the risk for side effects. If your doctor decides that taking these drugs together is right for your condition, you will be closely monitored. Immediately contact your health care provider if you notice any new or worsening side effects or if your medicines do not seem to be working as well for you.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Terbinex(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Terbinafine Hydrochloride(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together with caution. Taking these drugs together may decrease the effectiveness of terbinafine. If your doctor decides that taking these drugs together is right for your condition, you will be closely monitored. Immediately contact your health care provider if your medicines do not seem to be working as well for you.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Terbinex(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Terbinafine Hydrochloride(Terbinafine Hydrochloride)
Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Terbinafine tablets. You may need to limit your Caffeine intake while receiving Terbinafine tablets. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. Terbinafine skin creams do not interact.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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