terbinafine


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ter·bin·a·fine

 (tər-bĭn′ə-fēn′, tûr′bĭ-nə-fēn′)
n.
An antifungal drug, C21H25N5, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat onychomycosis.

[ter(tiary) b(utyl), the organic group (CH3)3C + -in- (alteration of -yne) + alteration of (n)aph(thal)ene.]
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Noun1.terbinafine - an oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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terbinafine

n terbinafina
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Objective: To make a comparison between terbinafine 1% cream and ketoconazole 2% cream in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor.
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The minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of fluconazole (Sigma Aldrich, USA) and terbinafine (Biomole, USA) against all the five strains (as above) were determined by broth microdilution method as per guidelines of CSLI (formerly NCCLS) (12) using RPMI 1640 (Sigma Aldrich, USA) buffered with MOPS (Sigma Chemical Co.
Systemic Theropy Fingernails Fluconazole (3) * 3 to 8 mg/kg pulsed-dose weekly for 6 weeks OR 200 mg/week for 8 to 16 weeks Itraconazole (4) 400 mg/day for 1 week/month, repeated for 2 or 3 months (dagger) Terbinafine (7) 250 mg/day for 6 weeks Toenails Fluconazole (3) 200 mg/week for 12 to 24 weeks Itraconazole (5) 400 mg/day for 1 week/month, repeated for 3 or 4 months (double dagger) Terbinafine (7) 250 mg/day for 12 weeks * Although it is commonly used for onychomycosis, this is not an FDA-approved indication for fluconazole.
Systemic antifungal therapy options currently include itraconazole, terbinafine, and fluconazole.