Lamisil is an anti-fungal antibiotic which used to treat tinea versicolor, a fungal infection that produces brown, tan, white spots on the trunk of the body or other fungal infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm. Lamisil works by killing sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane.
Dosage and direction
Take it orally with a full glass of water. Swallow it without chewing. Usually, it took for 6 to 12 weeks. The recommended dose is various from the type of infection: 1. For onychomycosis: Adults and teenagers 250 mg once a day for 6 to 12 weeks. Lamisil is used in children just after the doctor's permission. 2. For tinea corporis: Adults and teenagers 250 mg once a day for 2 to 4 weeks. Lamisil is used in children just after the doctor's permission. 3. For tinea cruris (ringworm of the groin; jock itch): Adults and teenagers 250 mg once a day for 2 to 4 weeks. Lamisil is used in children just after the doctor's permission. 4. For tinea pedis: Adults and teenagers 250 mg once a day for 2 to 6 weeks. Lamisil is used in children just after the doctor's permission. Note: this instruction presented here just for review. It's very necessary to consult with your doctor before using. It helps you to get the best results.
Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a certain blood disorder, severe liver disease. Don't forget to tell your medical history, especial if it includes lupus. Driving is not recommended while you taking this medication because it may cause your dizzy or less alert. Drinking alcohol during treatment may cause a fast heartbeat and flushing of the skin. Avoid the sun, tanning booths, and sunlamps and use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Lamisil should not be used during pregnancy, becoming pregnant or lactating without doctor's advice. Do not use before breast-feeding without doctor's advice.
Lamisil is not allowed to people who have problems with their liver or kidneys, hypersensitive to any component of this dug.
Possible side effect
They may include an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Also, the most possible side effects include joint pain or swelling, swollen glands, patchy skin colour, or a butterfly-shaped skin rash over your cheeks and nose fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; changes in your vision; weight loss due to taste changes; scaly, itchy, and flaky skin rash; fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash. Less serious include: stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhoea; headache; tired feeling; runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cold symptoms; mild skin rash or itching; unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth; or decreased taste sensation. If you experience one of them stop using Lamisil and tell your doctor as soon as possible. Also, consult with your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual.
Lamisil interact with follow medications: Cyclosporine Metoprolol Nortriptyline Warfarin Also notes that interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them. As usual, it affects the effect of drugs, so consult with your doctor about how their interactions are being managed or should be managed.
If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or almost time for your next dose. Do not take double or extra doses. Take your usual dose next day in the same regularly time.
Symptoms of Lamisil overdose may include dizziness, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, skin rash, or urinating more than usual. If you experience one of them call your doctor immediately.
Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term.