La terbinafina è un principio attivo, un preparato antimicotico indicato per le infezioni micotiche cutanee. La terbinafina agisce inibendo l'enzima squalene epossidasi prevenendo la sintesi dell'ergosterolo, componente fondamentale nella formazione della parete cellulare, causando così la lisi della cellula micotica
Lamisil is used for treating fungal infections of the fingernails and toenails.
Use Lamisil as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Lamisil by mouth with or without food.
Lamisil is usually taken for 6 to 12 weeks depending on your condition. Maximum benefits may not be seen for several months after discontinuing treatment; this includes the time period necessary for the outgrowth of healthy nail.
To clear up your infection completely, take Lamisil for the full course of treatment. Keep taking it even if you begin to see improvement before the end of your therapy.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Lamisil is an antifungal agent. It works by killing sensitive fungi.
If you miss a dose of Lamisil , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Store at room temperature 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.