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Terbinafine (Actavis) TM

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional. Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Active ingredients: terbinafine

Pack: Terbinafine (Actavis) 250 mg tablet, 42, blister pack

Brand name

(ARTG)

: TERBINAFINE ARW terbinafine (as hydrochloride) 250 mg tablet blister pack

What this medicine is used for

(ARTG)

ò Treatment in adults of ringworm (tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea pedis) due to infection caused by dermatophytes such as Trichophyton (e.g. T. rubrum, T. mentagrophytes, T. verrucosum, T. violaceum), Microsporum canis and Epidermophyton floccosum, where oral therapy is considered appropriate owing to the site, severity or extent of the infection, and the infection is not responsive to topical therapy. ò Onychomycosis in adults (fungal infection of the nail) caused by dermatophyte fungi.

How to use this medicine

(ARTG)

This medicine contains one component only.

Component :

  • Tablet, uncoated
  • Oral
  • White to off-white, uncoated biconvex, bevelled edge tablet, engraved 'TER' and '250' with a break line on one side and plain on the other

Storage conditions

(ARTG)

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

Do I need a prescription ?

(ARTG)

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy ?

(AHT)

For the active ingredient terbinafine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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