- Ketoconazole–Zinc Pyrithione
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Lamisil* used for?
Generic for Lamisil* (Terbinafine) is an antifungal medication used to treat fungal infections of the fingernails or toenails. Terbinafine is also used to treat ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot. This medicine works by stopping the growth of fungus. It is available in cream and tablet forms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Lamisil*?
The dosage of Generic for Lamisil* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Lamisil*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Apply a thin film of Generic for Lamisil* cream onto the affected area.
Generic for Lamisil* tablet may be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Lamisil*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Lamisil* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Lamisil*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Lamisil*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Lamisil*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Lamisil*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Lamisil*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Lamisil* can interact with blood thinners, beta-blockers, and tricyclic antidepressants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Lamisil*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Lamisil* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Lamisil* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Lamisil* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Lamisil* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Lamisil* cream can cause side effects such as itching, stinging, redness or burning sensation. Generic for Lamisil* tablet can cause side effects such as stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea, headache, tiredness, and sore throat. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Lamisil*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Lamisil*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Lamisil* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Lamisil*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Lamisil*?
How will Generic for Lamisil* work in my body?
How should Generic for Lamisil* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Lamisil* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Lamisil* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.