Terbinol tablets

Form: Tablets
Dosage: 250mg
Packaging: 14 tablets

Active substance :  terbinafine

Form : tablets (breakable)

Dosage : 250 mg  terbinafine per tablet

Packaging : Box containing  1 blister of 14 tablets

Target : Adults, adolescents et children (>2 y of age)

Fungal infections of the skin and hair, caused by

  • Dermatophytes (scalp ringworm – tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis)
  • Fungal infections of the nails: onychomycosis induced by dermatophytes.

Adults and children over the age of two

1 tablet 250 mg once daily

Paediatric population

Children over 2 years (>12kg):

  • For children weighing less than 20kg: 62.5mg/day (1/4 tablet)
  • For children weighing 20-40kg: 125mg (= half a 250mg tablet), once daily.
  • For children weighing more than 40 kg: 1 x 250 mg tablet, once a day.

The duration of treatment varies according to the indication and severity of the infection:

  • Skin infections: 1 to 2 weeks. Complete disappearance of the signs and symptoms of the infection occurs several weeks after the mycological cure.
  • Hair and scalp infections (Tinea capitis): 4 weeks
  • Onychomycosis:
    • Toenails: up to 12 weeks
    • Finger nails: 6 to 16 weeks

The full clinical effect is only observed a few months after stopping the treatment. This period corresponds to the time needed for a healthy nail to grow.

Prescription drugs. Please contact your doctor.