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: крем — 249 р., таблетки — 857 р. Average price online * : cream - 249 p., Tablets - 857 p.

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Instructions for use

"Exifin" - a drug manufactured in India, manufactured by the pharmaceutical company "Dr. Reddy´s Laboratories Ltd. "

The tool is used to treat fungal infections of the skin , nails and mucous membranes caused by the growth and activity of molds, yeast fungi or dermatophytes.

The drug is often prescribed to patients for the treatment of systemic mycoses, since even in low concentrations it effectively copes with the pathogenic fungal flora.

Composition and release form

The active ingredient "Exifina" (terbinafine) blocks the production of ergosterol - the main component of the cell membranes of most species of fungal organisms. This allows not only to prevent further growth of the pathogenic flora, but also to destroy the fungus at the cellular level.

The tool is available in two dosage forms:

  • ointment (cream) white in tubes of 10 g;
  • white round tablets for internal administration of 16, 20, 28 or 40 pieces per pack.

One tablet "Exifina" contains 250 mg of active ingredient.

When is appointed?

ekzifn1 The drug is used to treat fungal infections and other lesions caused by the spread and growth of pathogenic organisms (fungi).

Tablets "Exifin" are prescribed for the treatment of the following diseases:

Ointment "Exifin" is used in the diagnosis of pathologies listed below:


Important! The use of tablets "Exifin" for the treatment of multi-colored lichen, caused by Malassezia furfur, will not bring results. For these purposes, only local use of the drug can be used.

How to apply?


The cream should be applied to the affected areas as well as the surrounding area. Before the application procedure, a hygienic toilet of the sore spot should be carried out, the surface should be antiseptic and dried. The duration of use, as well as the number of applications depends on the diagnosis and localization of the pathogenic process.

Diagnosis The multiplicity of applications (per day) Duration of therapy
Candidiasis mucous 1-2 times 1-2 weeks
Fungus of the limbs (feet) 1 time 7 days
Dermatomycosis of smooth skin (legs, body) 1 time 7 days
Tonsolithus 1-2 times 7 to 14 days
Epidermofitiya inguinal 1 time 1-2 weeks
Preventing re-infection of the feet 1 time 2-3 courses of therapy duration 14 days (break between courses - 1 week)

Important! When using the cream in areas of excessive sweating (the space between the buttocks, under the breast, between the fingers, etc.), it is recommended to use medical dressings for the night.


Adult patients . The standard dose for treating mycoses in adults is 250 mg. Tablets must be taken orally. Absorption of the drug is not associated with food intake. "Exifin" is taken once a day.

Diagnosis Duration of treatment
Onychomycosis of the thumb 3 months
Onychomycosis of the limbs From 6 to 12 months (in younger patients, healthy nail grows faster)
Interdigital fungus or foot fungus 14 to 45 days
Mycosis of the leg Up to 30 days
Torso mycosis 4 weeks
Candidiasis 2-4 weeks
Head mycosis From 30 days

Patients with liver and kidney disease require dose adjustment - as a rule, it is reduced by half.

Children The daily dose for children is 125 mg, but can be adjusted depending on the weight of the child:

  • less than 20 kg (1/4 tablet);
  • from 20 to 40 kg (1/2 tablet);
  • more than 40 kg (1 tablet).


Both dosage forms "Exifina" is prohibited to use with the following contraindications:

  • partial renal or hepatic dysfunction;
  • alcohol addiction;
  • the presence of tumors in history;
  • violation of metabolic processes;
  • component intolerance;
  • vascular pathology of the extremities.

For tablets:

  • pregnancy and lactation;
  • age up to 2 years;
  • psoriasis;
  • blood diseases.

For ointment:

  • impaired blood marrow formation;
  • age up to 12 years.

Pregnancy and lactation

exifin-8 "Ekzifin" in the form of tablets is prohibited to use during pregnancy and lactation in connection with the teratogenic effect on the fetus.

In the presence of strict indications it is allowed to use the drug in the form of a cream. Conducted studies have shown that with local use, terbinafine does not have a toxic effect on the organs and systems of the fetus.

Lactation is not a contraindication to the use of cream, because terbinafine is absorbed into breast milk in very small concentrations that can not harm the body of a newborn or infant.

Side effects

cream consistency With local application of "Exifina", irritation may appear, as well as burning and itching of medium intensity, which disappear in 5-15 minutes.

For tablets "Exifin" characterized by the following side effects:

  • violation of the taste buds;
  • dyspeptic symptoms;
  • digestive disorders;
  • loss of appetite;
  • increase in liver enzymes;
  • hepatitis, jaundice;
  • cholestasis;
  • headache;
  • hair loss;
  • myalgia, arthralgia;
  • depressive syndrome;
  • thrombocytopenia;
  • neutropenia;
  • agranulocytosis;
  • epidermal necrolysis;
  • urticaria .

Important! If undesirable effects occur when taking Exifina, you should seek medical help.


After ingestion, terbinafine is rapidly absorbed and accumulates in the skin, tissues, dermis, and nails. The concentration required to ensure the fungicidal effect is achieved after several weeks of use. The active substance is metabolized in the liver, the bond with plasma proteins is 98 percent. Excreted from the body mainly with urine (80%), the rest - with feces.

Penetrates into breast milk.


The cream is available without a prescription, pills - by prescription.

The drug should be stored at temperatures up to 25 degrees. Shelf life - 3 years from the date of production.


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He took pills "Exifin" for the treatment of fungus on the big toe. Helped quickly. It took about 3 months to completely get rid of the sore. For comparison, when my father suffered with the same problem, he was prescribed medications that had to be taken for a whole year. Alexander, 28 years old

I bought “Exifin” to my daughter when she discovered a fungus under her breast (there was a strong reddening, burning sensation and a terrible smell). Used a few weeks, covering the night with a gauze bandage. Conveniently, you need to apply only once a day. No unpleasant effects were found when using the ointment. The most important thing that helps quickly, if it were still cheaper, it would be great. Olga Alexandrovna, 52 years old

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