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Lamisil Cream is a topical antifungal medication used to treat a variety of fungal skin infections, including athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm. It contains the active ingredient terbinafine hydrochloride. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medications called antifungals.
Uses and Dosage
Lamisil comes as a Cream to be applied on the skin only. Clean and thoroughly dry the area to be treated usually once or twice daily as directed on the product package. Wash your hands after using unless the area being treated includes the hands. Do not wrap, cover, or bandage the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. Do not apply the medication in the eyes, nose, or mouth, or inside the vagina. If you do get the medication in those areas, flush with plenty of water.
Allergic Reactions of Lamisil Cream:
- Skin rash itching
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
- Mild skin irritation redness
Form and Strength
Lamisil Cream is available in the following forms and strengths:
Lamisil Cream: Cream
- To help prevent reinfection, wear freshly washed cotton, not synthetic, clothing. Tell your care team if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly. If your skin infection returns after you stop using this medication, contact your care team.
- If you are using this medication for a jock itch, do not wear underwear that is tight-fitting or made from synthetic fibers such as rayon or nylon. Instead, wear loose-fitting, cotton underwear. Dry the area completely after bathing.
- If you are using this medication to treat athlete's foot, carefully dry the feet, especially between the toes after bathing. Do not wear socks made from wool or synthetic materials such as rayon or nylon. Wear clean cotton socks and change them at least once a day.
- Lamisil Cream should not be used on the scalp, near the mouth or eyes or to treat vaginal yeast infections. If eye contact does occur during the use of the cream, users should rinse their eyes thoroughly with water.
- Discontinue using this medicine and check with your doctor if increased irritation or possible sensitization (redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, or oozing) occurs while using the medication.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How should Terbinafine cream or solution be used?
Terbinafine cream should be applied twice daily for one week in the case of tinea pedis, and once daily for one week in the case of tinea cruris or tinea corporis.
Can Terbinafine be used on the scalp?
No, Terbinafine cream or solution should not be used on the scalp.
Can Terbinafine be used to treat vaginal yeast infections?
No, Terbinafine cream or solution should not be used to treat vaginal yeast infections.
It's important to purchase Lamisil Cream from verified Canadian pharmacy.