Instructions for Use "Lamisil»

«Lamisil" prescribed for mycosis (fungal infections), skin and scalp, onychomycosis (fungal nail infections), herpes colorful, yeast skin lesions.The active substance "Lamisil" - terbinafine, which is characterized by swift action.In the opinion of the drug, the patient's condition is improving after 3-5 days and recover within 3-5 weeks."Lamisil" released in the form of ointments, sprays, creams and tablets.

cream or ointment "Lamisil" is used once or twice a day.The tool should be applied to dry and clean skin.With the defeat of the fungus in the folds of the skin (for example, between the toes, under the breasts, in the groin), followed by diaper rash after treatment with these places should be covered with gauze.When onychomycosis, pityriasis versicolor, cutaneous candidiasis ointment "Lamis
il" should be applied once or twice a day, with interdigital mycosis or inguinal - once a day. «Lamisil" in the form of tablets for oral use is not effective in pink shingles.

Treatment should continue for 2-5 weeks, and for onychomycosis - 6-12 weeks.It is impossible to discontinue therapy before the deadline because of the high likelihood of relapse.If there is no result after two weeks of treatment it is necessary to consult a doctor to confirm the diagnosis.Spray "Lamisil" is used to facilitate the processing of extensive skin lesions.Tablets "Lamisil" used in adults, they should be drunk once daily 250 mg.The duration of dosing is determined by the attending physician, it depends on the indication, the severity of the disease.

Side effects, contra-indications "Lamisil»

«Lamisil 'reviews on well tolerated in some cases may cause allergic reactions: redness, burning, rash, itching.The drug also can cause vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, liver disease, liver enzymes.If the intensity of side effects increases, the drug should be abolished.Data on overdose of cream or ointment "Lamisil" no. Do not take "Lamisil" with hepatotoxic drugs or ethanol, since it increases the risk of liver dysfunction.

Taking the pills over the prescribed dose can cause vomiting, headache, dizziness.In this case, apply symptomatic treatment: washed stomach, take activated charcoal."Lamisil" is contraindicated in children under 12 years old, for women during pregnancy, breast-feeding (lactation).Simultaneous taking the drug (at a dose adjustment) with oral contraceptives, cyclosporin, some antidepressants.