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Prior to initiating treatment, appropriate nail specimens for laboratory testing [potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation, fungal culture, or nail biopsy] should be obtained to confirm the diagnosis of onychomycosis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Fingernail onychomycosis: One 250 mg tablet once daily for 6 weeks.
Toenail onychomycosis: One 250 mg tablet once daily for 12 weeks.
The optimal clinical effect is seen some months after mycological cure and cessation of treatment. This is related to the period required for outgrowth of healthy nail.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Tablet, 250 mg white to yellow-tinged white circular, bi-convex, beveled tablets imprinted with “LAMISIL” in circular form on one side and code “250” on the other side.
Storage And Handling
Lamisil Tablets are supplied as white to yellow-tinged white circular, bi-convex, beveled tablets containing 250 mg of terbinafine imprinted with “LAMISIL” in circular form on one side and code “250” on the other.
Bottles of 100 tablets NDC 0078-0179-05
Bottles of 30 tablets NDC 0078-0179-15
Store Lamisil Tablets below 25°C (77°F); in a tight container. Protect from light.
Distributed by: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation East Hanover, New Jersey 07936. Revised: June/2013This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/3/2013
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