Active ingredients: terbinafine
What it is used for
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. Onychomycosis in adults (fungal infection of the nail) caused by dermatophyte fungi.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Store in Original Container
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white, round, beveled edge tablets embossed with 'R250' on one side and score (bisect) line on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
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.
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