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Brand name: Lamisil

Lamisil is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) terbinafine. On this page you will find out more about Lamisil, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: terbinafine

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Lamisil 1% cream, 15 g

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What this medicine is for

Treatment of ringworm (tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea pedis) caused by dermatophytes such as Trichophyton (e.g. T. rubrum, T.mentagrophytes, T.verrucosum, T.biolaceum), Microsporum canis, and Epidermophyton floccosum. Cutaneous candidiasis.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White, smooth or almost smooth glossy cream.
Dosage Form Cream
Route of administration Topical
Medicine schedule
15g tube: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
30g tube: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
7.5g tube: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)

There are 2 types of pack available. You'll need to identify which type of pack you have in order to use this information.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Tube
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
Pack type 2
Pack type 2
Type Tube
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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Lamisil Tablets are used to treat fungal nail infections and tinea. They contain terbinafine hydrochloride an antifungal agents for dermatophytes.

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Lamisil DermGel | myVMC

Lamisil Dermgel is an anti-fungal gel containing terbinafine. It is used to treat fungal skin infection of dermatophytes or tinea.

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Lamisil Cream | myVMC

Lamilsil is an anti-fungal cream containing terbinafine hydrochloride. It is used to treat ring worm caused by dermatophytes such as Trichophyton.

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