What is the generic for Lamisil cream?
GENERIC NAME: TERBINAFINE CREAM – TOPICAL (ter-BIN-uh-feen)
What do you use Lamisil cream for?
Lamisil AT 1% Cream contains the active ingredient terbinafine hydrochloride which is an antifungal used to treat fungal skin infection such as: • Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) – Athlete’s foot appears only on the feet (usually both, but not always), usually in between the toes.
Is Lamisil good for jock itch?
This medication is used to treat a variety of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, and jock itch. This medication is also used to treat a skin condition known as pityriasis (tinea versicolor), a fungal infection that causes a lightening or darkening of the skin of the neck, chest, arms, or legs.
Can Lamisil treat yeast infection?
It is used topically on the skin, inserted vaginally or allowed to dissolve in the mouth for local fungal infections due to Candida albicans, including vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush, tinea versicolor, tinea pedis (“athlete’s foot”), tinea cruris (“jock itch”) or tinea corporis.
Why is Lamisil discontinued?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a discontinuation notice for Lamisil (terbinafine HCl; Novartis) tablets 250mg. The Company stated the permanent discontinuation was a business decision and is not due to manufacturing, product quality, safety, or efficacy concerns.
Can I buy Lamisil over-the-counter?
Is Lamisil (terbinafine) available over-the-counter? The topical versions of Lamisil (terbinafine) (cream, gel, and spray) are available over-the-counter, but Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets are available by prescription only.
How can you tell if Lamisil is working?
Terbinafine solution usually starts to work within a few days. Talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not get better within 1 week. The cream, gel or spray usually starts to work within a few days. Talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not get better within 2 weeks.
Is Lamisil still on the market?
The remaining patent or exclusivity for Lamisil expired on June 30, 2007. On September 28, 2007, the FDA stated that terbinafine is a new treatment approved for use by children age four and up. The antifungal granules can be sprinkled on a child’s food to treat ringworm of the scalp, tinea capitis.