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terbinafine topical (cont.)

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using terbinafine topical (Athlete's Foot Cream, Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Athletes Foot, Lamisil AT Jock Itch, Lamisil Topical)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to it.

It is not known whether terbinafine topical will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not use terbinafine topical without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether terbinafine topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I use terbinafine topical (Athlete's Foot Cream, Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Athletes Foot, Lamisil AT Jock Itch, Lamisil Topical)?

Use this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Wash your hands before and after using this medication.

Clean and dry the affected area. Apply the medication as directed.

Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

For best results, keep using the medication as directed. Talk with your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after a few weeks of treatment.

Do not cover treated skin areas with a bandage or other covering unless your doctor has told you to.

Store terbinafine topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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