Generic Lamisil Cream for Treatment of Fungal Skin Infections

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Generic Lamisil Cream (Terbicip Cream) is an allylamine antifungal used to treat fungal infections of the skin as well as yeast infections of the skin.

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Generic Lamisil Cream for Treatment of Fungal Skin Infections

  1. 1. Generic Lamisil Cream Generic Lamisil Cream (Terbicip Cream) is an allylamine antifungal used to treat fungal infections of the skin. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Generic Lamisil Cream Chemical Structure © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Generic Lamisil Cream Active Ingredient The active ingredient present in Generic Lamisil Cream (Terbicip Cream) is Terbinafine Hydrochloride. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Generic Lamisil Cream Indications Fungal infections of the skin caused by dermatophytes such as Trichophyton (e.g., T. rubrum, T. mentagrophytes, T. verrucosum, T. tonsurans, T. violaceum ), Microsporum canis and Epidermophyton floccosum. Yeast infections of the skin, principally those caused by the genus Candida (e.g., Candida albicans ). Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor, due to Pityrosporum orbiculare (also known as Malassezia furfur ). © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Generic Lamisil Cream Dosage and Administration Terbinafine HCl Cream (Terbicip Cream) can be applied once or twice daily. Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly before application of Generic Lamisil cream. Apply the cream to the affected skin and surrounding area in a thin layer and rub in lightly. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Generic Lamisil Cream Dosage and Administration The likely durations of treatment are as follows: Tinea corporis, cruris: 1 to 2 weeks Tinea pedis: 1 week Cutaneous candidiasis: 2 weeks Pityriasis versicolor: 2 weeks Relief of clinical symptoms usually occurs within a few days. Irregular use or premature discontinuation of treatment carries the risk of recurrence. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Generic Lamisil Cream Missed Dose If you forget an application, apply some ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you remember when it is almost time for your next dose, take only your usual dose at that time. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Generic Lamisil Cream Contraindications Generic Lamisil Cream is contraindicated in the following cases: ➔Known hypersensitivity to Terbinafine Hydrochloride or any inactive ingredients of this medication. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Generic Lamisil Cream Storage Instructions Generic Lamisil Cream (Terbicip Cream) may be stored in a cool place (between 15°C and 30°C). Do not freeze. Keep away from light. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Generic Lamisil Cream Side Effects of Generic Lamisil The most commonly reported side effects of Generic Lamisil Cream (Terbicip Cream) are Redness, itching, stinging that may occur at the site of application. These minor symptoms must be distinguished from allergic reactions(e.g. prutis, bullous eruptions, hives, widespread rash and or redness, urticaria, angioedema, or positive rechallenge) which are rare but require discontinuation of the drug. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  11. 11. Generic Lamisil Cream Warnings And Precautions ➔Keep out of reach of children. ➔Avoid contact with eyes. If contaminated, the eyes should be thoroughly washed with water until the ointment residues have been removed. ➔Terbicip Cream is for external use only. ➔Good general hygiene is necessary in conjunction with the use of Generic Lamisil Cream in order to prevent reinfection (e.g., from underwear, socks, shoes, etc.). © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  12. 12. Generic Lamisil Cream Pregnancy and Lactation Pregnancy: Foetal toxicity and fertility studies in animals suggest no adverse effects. It should not be used during pregnancy unless the potential benefits outweigh any potential risks. Lactation: Terbinafine HCl is excreted in breast milk. However, with Generic Lamisil Cream treatment, the small amounts absorbed through the skin are unlikely to affect the infant. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  13. 13. Generic Lamisil Cream Terbicip Cream (Generic Lamisil Cream) Manufactured by Cipla Ltd. For more information click here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland

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