Terbikem 1% Cream
By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10g Cream in Tube
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Terbikem 1 % Description
Terbikem Cream is an external application medicine with Terbinafine as the active ingredient. It prevents the spread of fungal infection in various body parts like feet, nails, scalp, genitals, butto
cks etc. This medicine works by halting the fungal cell wall formation. The use of this Cream should be avoided during pregnancy, lactation and in children.
|Uses||Fungal skin infections|
|Side effects||Application site reactions|
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Uses of Terbikem 1 %
To treat various fungal infections in the foot (athlete's foot), nails (Cutaneous candidiasis), and scalp. It is also useful in infections like those around genital areas, inner thighs and buttock area (Jock itch), infections that form small discoloured patches on the skin (Tinea Versicolor), and ringworm and yeast infections....
Contraindications of Terbikem 1 %
If you are allergic to the active ingredient Terbinafine or other inactive ingredients in the Cream.
Side effects of Terbikem 1 %
- Skin itching
- Skin peeling
- Discolouration of the skin
- Dry flaky skin
- Irritation, burning sensation and pain at the infected site
- If you experience any severe allergic reaction like difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the
- mouth, face, lips, tongue or throat (severe allergic reaction), severe itching of the skin, with a red rash or raised
- lumps, hives or blisters, It is recommended that you visit your doctor or nearest hospital immediately.
Precautions and Warnings of Terbikem 1 %
Can I use Terbikem Cream during pregnancy?
The use of Terbikem Cream is not recommended during pregnancy, as it may cause undesirable effects on the developing foetus. Please consult your doctor before use.
Can I use Terbikem Cream while breastfeeding?
There is a possibility that the newborn may ingest the Cream when applied to the mother's skin especially near the nipple area which may have dangerous effects on the newborn. Thus, exhibit caution while applying Cream during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if after having applied Terbikem Cream?
This Cream does not interfere with your ability to drive or operate heavy machines. So, you can drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Terbikem Cream?
The ingredients in this Cream do not interact with alcohol. However, alcohol consumption might interfere with the healing process. Hence it is better to avoid consuming alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You accidentally get this Cream in contact with your eyes.
- You experience allergic reactions.
Mode of Action of Terbikem 1 %
How Does It Work?
The active ingredient in Terbikem Cream is Terbinafine which belongs to the class of anti-fungal agents, it stops the spread of infection by preventing the formation of fungal cell wall which ultimately leads to death of the fungus....
Directions for Use of Terbikem 1 %
- Use this medicine as directed by your doctor.
- For external use only, apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
- Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
- In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
Interactions of Terbikem 1 %
Interactions with other medicines
Since Terbikem Cream is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions....
Storage and disposal of Terbikem 1 %
This medicine should be stored at room temperature and should not be kept in the refrigerator. It should be kept away from light, heat and children. The tube should be kept tightly closed.
Dosage of Terbikem 1 %
As this Cream is meant for external application cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed applying this Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Does Terbikem Cream cause skin discoloration?
A: Yes, discolouration of the skin is one of the known side effects of the Cream. But the side effects may vary depending on your medical condition and history. Please consult your doctor before use.
Q: Can Terbikem Cream be used in children?
A: Terbikem Cream is not recommended in use in children below 12 years of age. Avoid self-medication. Please consult your doctor before use.
Q: Can I use Terbikem Cream on burns and wounds?
A: No, Terbikem Cream is an antifungal medication that is used to treat fungal infections.
Q: How long should I use Terbikem Cream for fungal infections of nails?
A: The Cream should be applied in the dose and for the duration as recommended by the doctor. Avoid self-medication.
Q: What is an athlete's foot? Is it contagious?
A: It is a fungal infection caused to the feet region due to the moist conditions due to shoes and socks. Yes, it can spread to your body parts when you touch the hand on other surfaces after itching and scratching in the infected region.
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