Lamisil Cream is antifungal medical product which belongs to the pharmacological group of allylamines. The active component of the drug is Terbinafine. It is a very strong antifungal remedy which prevents the reproduction of fungi and quickly reduces the disease symptoms.
Lamisil Cream has a broad-spectrum antifungal action. It provides fungicide action as to dermatophyte, molds and some dimorphic fungi. The activity as to yeast fungi may be fungicide or fungistatic depending on their type. The fungicide action is conditioned by the fact that reaching the area of the fungous infection the drug provides a disinfecting action providing the destruction of the fungus cells. It helps to struggle with severe form of the fungous infections. The fungistatic action has the other mechanism. In case of some infections it is not necessary to destroy fungi. It is enough to slow down their metabolism and block the ability to be reproduced and developed.
This way, Lamisil Cream is a universal antifungal drug which is effectively and purposeful struggles with different types of fungi.
Terbinafine does not influence on the metabolism of the medical remedies including hormonal ones, and therefore, oftentimes, this drug is prescribed in combination with peroral antifungal medicines.
The side effects may appear in the areas of the cream application. The most probable reaction of the body will be: redness, feeling of itching or burning. These side reactions do not need the reversibility of the treatment and patient may use the drug further. Oftentimes, all reactions pass within several days and are not dangerous for the patient.
In case of the appearance of the allergic reactions (tumors, interminable itching, redness on the entire body) it is needed to terminate the use of the drug and see a physician.
International name - terbinafine
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