Lamisil cream and gel contain one active ingredient and have a similar effect. The gel is sometimes called an ointment, its difference from the cream is that the gel is absorbed faster, it penetrates the skin better.
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Cream - 530 r,
Dermgel (gel, sometimes called "ointment") - 549 r
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Instructions for use
Terbinafin replaced the old, ineffective antimycotics in the early 90s in 96 in North America and in the late 90s in Russia. The Lamizil trademark is one of the most popular against fungal skin diseases.
Fungal lesions of the skin of various nature:
- Mycosis of the feet
- Epidermofitiya inguinal
Dosage and administration
Before applying, the treated skin should be washed and dried well. The cream, as well as the gel, is applied in an even thin layer once a day, preferably overnight. For better absorption, slightly rub in the cream (gel).
For cracks and peeling, as well as for skin candidiasis, apply the cream 2 times a day.
In the absence of positive dynamics within 1-2 weeks, confirmation of the diagnosis is required from the attending physician.
If the affected area is in such places as the inguinal or gluteal folds, under the mammary glands, between the fingers, then to prevent diaper rash it is recommended to cover the treated surface with gauze.
Duration of treatment:
- ringworm of the feet and other parts of the body - 1 time per day during the week;
- skin candidiasis - 1-2 times a day for 1-2 weeks;
- lichen-colored lichen - 1-2 times a day for 2 weeks;
Systemic absorption is not more than 5% of the active substance, however, patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency, diseases of these organs should be prescribed Lamisil with caution.
The same recommendation for endocrine diseases, neoplasms and alcoholism.
Pregnant and lactating is not recommended. A small amount of terbinafine can have a systemic effect on the fetus, and can also be excreted in breast milk. Consult a doctor.
Rarely: itching, burning, redness, allergic reactions. Pass after drug withdrawal.
Composition and pharmacokinetics
Cream of white color (gel a little transparent) with a characteristic (weak) smell.
Main substance: terbinafine hydrochloride (1%)
Auxiliary substances of the cream: benzyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, sodium hydroxide, purified water, polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, stearyl alcohol, cetyl palmitate, cetyl alcohol.
Auxiliary substance gel: nitrogen, benzyl alcohol, butylhydroxytoluene, isopropyl myristate, carbomer (Carbopol 974P), sodium hydroxide, purified water, polysorbate 20, sorbitan laurate, ethanol.
Fungicidal broad-spectrum drug. Violates the metabolism of fungi, causing their death. The metabolism of a person does not affect. Active against all dermatophytes, yeast, mold and some dimorphic fungi. With regards to Candida - the drug either stops the growth of the fungus or kills it, depending on the species.
Systemic absorption no more than 5%.
Sold without a prescription. Store no more than 3 years, at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C.
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