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Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablet

Brand Name: Drester-500

Composition : Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablet

Packing : 75 gm

Price : Rs. 165

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Product Description

Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablet

Terbinafine Tablets USP – These tablets are used to treat infections caused by fungus on fingernails and toenails, also known as Onychomycosis. These tablets are sold in the market with the brand name Drester-500, available at the Best Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets Manufacturer in India, QndQ Derma.

How Terbinafine Works

Terbinafine in these tablets is an antifungal that prevents certain unwanted chemicals from entering fungal cells and stops cell leakage. It works by impairing the fungal cell walls (membrane), which are necessary for their survival. As a result, it kills the fungi and eliminates the infections caused by them.

Essential Precautions to Take

To ensure the best results from Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets, it is best to use this medicine under the supervision of a healthcare expert. Moreover, mentioned down are some precautions that you must take while using this medicine:

  1. Take Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets in accordance with the dose and duration decided by your doctor, based on the frequency of your infection.
  2. If you have kidney disease, liver disease, lupus (an autoimmune disease), or a weakened immune system, make sure to inform your healthcare expert before taking these tablets.
  3. Terbinafine Tablets USP may make you feel dizzy. Thus, it is best to not drive or drive only if you are alert after taking the medicine.

Expert Advice

Following are some of the expert advice that is essential to follow to avoid the risk of any uncertain adverse effects;

  1. It is advised to avoid consuming these tablets if you are allergic to Terbinafine, or any other antifungal medicines.
  2. While using Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets, avoid or reduce sun exposure as the medicine may make the skin more sensitive to UV rays.
  3. Avoid consuming foods that are rich in chocolate or caffeine including coffee, cocoa beans, cola, energy drinks, tea, etc., while taking these tablets as it may raise the adverse effects of caffeine.

Other Safety Tips

Here are some of the safety tips that you must keep in mind to prevent further infections:

  1. Always keep your hand and feet clean and dry and cut your fingernails/toenails short.
  2. Wear footwear in wet places such as bathrooms, changing rooms, etc., to prevent fungal infections.
  3. Keep a personal nail clipper and do not share it with others.
  4. Wear protective clothing and apply sunscreen before heading out to protect your skin from sunburn.

Drug-Drug Interactions

Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets may interact with the following drugs:

  1. Opioid Pain Killers; tramadol, codeine
  2. Immunosuppressant; ciclosporin
  3. Antibiotics; rifampicin
  4. Medicines for Stomach Ulcers; cimetidine
  5. Antidepressants; desipramine, duloxetine
  6. Blood Thinners; warfarin
  7. Medicines for High Blood Pressure; metoprolol
  8. Heart-Related Medicines; amiodarone

If you are having therapy with any of the above-mentioned medicines, let your doctor know before taking these tablets.

Side Effects

Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets are widely prescribed for the treatment of fingernail and toenail infections, caused by fungus. These tablets generally do not bring major side effects or trouble for the user. However, some individuals may come in contact with certain mild side effects that are usually temporary and fade away once the body gets adjusted to the medicine. The side effects associated with Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets cover the following:

  1. Diarrhea
  2. Headache
  3. Loss of Taste or Change in Taste
  4. Stomach Pain

If you notice any uncertain negative effects on your body after taking these tablets, make sure to inform your doctor for further consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Whare the uses of Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets?

Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets are used to treat fungal infections of fingernails and toenails.

  1. Is it safe to use Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets during pregnancy?

It is better to take advice from your doctor to know if the usage of these tablets is safe during pregnancy.

  1. Is it safe to use Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets while breastfeeding?

Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets may harm the baby if excreted into breast milk. Thus, it is not suggested to use this medication for nursing/breastfeeding mothers.

  1. Do Terbinafine HCL 500mg Tablets cause changes in taste?

As a side effect, these tablets may result in change or loss of taste. It may usually get better within a few weeks or it could sometimes continue for a long period. However, you must let your doctor know if you have a poor appetite, unintentional weight loss, depression, change in mood, or other uncommon symptoms.

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