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Brand Names: Athlete's Foot Cream, Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Athletes Foot, Lamisil AT Jock Itch, Lamisil Topical

Generic Name: terbinafine topical (Pronunciation: ter BIN a feen TOP i kal)

What is terbinafine topical (Athlete's Foot Cream, Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Athletes Foot, Lamisil AT Jock Itch, Lamisil Topical)?

Terbinafine is an antifungal medication. Terbinafine topical prevents fungus from growing on the skin.

Terbinafine topical (for the skin) is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm infections.

Terbinafine topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of terbinafine topical (Athlete's Foot Cream, Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Athletes Foot, Lamisil AT Jock Itch, Lamisil Topical)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using terbinafine topical and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about terbinafine topical (Athlete's Foot Cream, Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Athletes Foot, Lamisil AT Jock Itch, Lamisil Topical)?

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

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

Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes.



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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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