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Lamisil (Terbinafine)

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Generic Equivalent of Lamisil

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Terbinafine250 mg
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Is A Prescription Required To Purchase Lamisil?

A Prescription is required to acquire Lamisil from licensed online pharmacies Canadawide.

What Is The Drug Lamisil Used for?

Lamisil is used for the treatment of fungal infections of skin fingernails and toenails.

How Does Lamisil Work In The Body?

Lamisil contains terbinafine that belongs to a class of medicines known as antifungal drugs. It is used to treat fungal infections of skin, hair, and nails. When Lamisil is taken by mouth, it reaches the site of infection and kills the fungus or stops its growth.

What is the generic form of Lamisil?

The generic form of Lamisil is terbinafine and is manufactured by Apotex.

How Is Lamisil Supplied and Stored?

The generic version of Lamisil (terbinafine) is available in 250 mg dosage forms in the packaging of 100 tablets.

The medication should be stored at a temperature between 15°C and 30°C, protected from light. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Lamisil?

Our verified online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the generic Lamisil (terbinafine) 250 mg at an unbeatable price of $259 for a supply of 100 tablets, which is $2.59 per tablet. It is best to compare the prices of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

Can Lamisil Be Bought Over The Counter?

Lamisil tablets are only available through prescription. However, Lamisil topical cream can be bought over the counter and is used to treat athlete’s foot.

Are Lamisil And Terbinafine The Same?

Lamisil contains the medicine terbinafine as its active ingredient. Terbinafine is the generic name for Lamisil.

Is Lamisil Used For Yeast Infections?

Lamisil is used to treat yeast infections which are a type of fungi. Lamisil cream is prescribed to treat candida (yeast infections).

How Long Does It Take For Lamisil To Take Effect?

Lamisil can provide relief from clinical symptoms within a few days. However, irregular or early stopping of the medication can cause the infection to come back. If you do not notice any signs of improvement, consult your doctor.

Can Lamisil Cause Liver Damage?

Lamisil has been reported to cause liver problems in rare cases. In some cases, the liver problems can be severe such as liver failure or some leading to death or liver transplant. Stop taking Lamisil tablets immediately in case you develop jaundice (yellowing of skin or eyes) and consult your doctor right away.

How Should I Take Lamisil?

You should take Lamisil exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is very important to take this medication for the prescribed treatment period, even if your symptoms begin to clear within a few days or you start feeling better. The usual adult dose for Lamisil tablets is 250 mg once daily. Lamisil can be taken with food or empty stomach.

What Should I Avoid While Taking Lamisil?

Lamisil might lead to dizziness. If you experience dizziness while taking Lamisil do not drive or operate heavy machinery.

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Lamisil?

Drinking alcohol while taking terbinafine can lead to the development of liver problems. So it is recommended not to drink alcohol while taking Lamisil.

How is Lamisil Metabolized in Body?

The drug is extensively and rapidly metabolized in the liver and has a half-life of approximately 16.5 days.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Lamisil?

Like all other medications, Lamisil can also cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Some common side effects include a headache, nausea, mild abdominal pain, stomach discomfort after meals, heartburn, diarrhea, bloating, loss of appetite, skin rashes, itchiness, joint pain and muscle pain, mood disorder such as depression, disturbance or loss of sense of taste, dizziness, eye problems and tiredness. Some uncommon side effects include abnormal pale ski, mucosal lining or nail beds, unusual tiredness or weakness, breathlessness on exertion, anxiety, tingling or numbness, increased sensitivity of skin to sun, hissing or noises in ears, fever and weight loss. Some of the rare side effects of Lamisil include liver problems like yellowing of eyes or skin, abnormal liver function tests, decrease in certain type of blood cells, serious skin reactions, lupus (an autoimmune disorder), allergic reactions, psoriasis-like-skin eruptions, worsening of psoriasis, skin rash with flaking or peeling, hair loss. In case you experience disorders of smell, taste, eye or ear or symptoms of depression, stop taking Lamisil and consult your doctor right away.

Some of the side effects can be serious. Hence, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you:
  • Develop fever, shivering, sore throat or mouth ulcers due to infections and weakness or if you get infections more quickly.
  • Experience difficulty in breathing, dizziness, swelling in throat and face, flushing, cramping and pain in the abdomen, loss of consciousness.
  • Experience symptoms of joint pain, stiffness, rash, fever or swollen lymph nodes (possible signs of allergic reactions)
  • Develop skin problems like rashes, red skin, blistering of lips, eyes or mouth, peeling of skin and fever.
  • Experience severe upper stomach pain with radiation to the back (possible signs of pancreas inflammation).
  • Experience unexplained muscle weakness and pain or dark (red-brown) urine (possible signs of muscle necrosis).
  • Develop liver problems such as persistent nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, pale stools, fatigue, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and eyes.
  • Experience symptoms of lupus erythematosus such as thickened patches of red/silver skin (psoriasis), joint pain, muscle disorder/pain, and fever.
  • Develop blood disorder with symptoms such as weakness, unusual bleeding, bruising, sore throat or frequent infections.
  • These are not all the possible side effects of Lamisil. In case you experience any unexpected effect, call your doctor immediately.

When Should You Not Take Lamisil?

Do not take Lamisil if you:
  • Are allergic to terbinafine or any other ingredients in Lamisil
  • Have or had any liver problems
  • Have kidney disease

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Lamisil?

Before you start taking Lamisil, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have a history of medical problems such as liver or kidney disease, blood disease like anemia, serious skin reactions
  • Have a history of alcohol abuse
  • Have or had any liver problems. Your doctor may need to carry out your blood tests before and during Lamisil treatment to test the functioning of the liver
  • Are allergic to any other medications or foods
  • Are pregnant or intend to become pregnant while taking Lamisil
  • Are breastfeeding. Lamisil tablets may get excreted into the human breast milk. Nursing mothers should also avoid topical use of Lamisil cream

What Medicines Can Interact With Lamisil?

It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medicines which interact with Lamisil include:
  • Medicines used to treat infections like antibiotics such as rifampicin
  • Medicines used to treat mood disorders like antidepressants (fluoxetine, venlafaxine, desipramine)
  • Medicines used to treat irregular heart rhythm, like antiarrhythmics (propafenone, amiodarone)
  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure (like propranolol, metoprolol)
  • Theophylline (used for the treatment of bronchospasm in asthma)
  • Medicines used to treat a cough such as dextromethorphan
  • Cyclosporine (a medicine used to prevent rejection of transplanted organs)
  • St John’s wort (a herbal medicine used to treat depression)
  • Oral contraceptives such as estrogen

Where Can I Buy Lamisil Online?

If prescribed by your healthcare professional, Lamisil can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Lamisil Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 1877-240-4438 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

References:

1. https://www.ask.novartispharma.ca/download.htm?res=lamisil_scrip_e.pdf&resTitleId=728
2. http://www.lamisil.com.au/product-cream-15.shtml
3. https://www.novartis.ca/sites/www.novartis.ca/files/lamisil_patient_e_1.pdf
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