apollo
Banner
logo
0
Introducing Our Latest Arrival!
TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S

Prescription drug
 Trailing icon

Composition

TERBINAFINE

Manufacturer/Marketer

MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals. Tablets are used to treat fungal infections of toenails and fingernails. Oral granules are used to treat tinea capitis (scalp ringworm). Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis) are common infections of toenails or fingernails that causes the nail to become thick, discoloured, or more likely to break. Tinea capitis is a fungal infection of the scalp that is contagious and causes bald, itchy, and scaly patches of the ring shape.

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S contains Terbinafine, an antifungal that works by damaging the fungal cell membranes that are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Thereby, kills fungi and clears the fungal infection.

Take TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S as prescribed. Your doctor will advise you on how often you need to take TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S based on your medical condition. Some people may experience diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, and change in taste or loss of taste. Most of these side effects of TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor. 

If you are allergic to Terbinafine, avoid taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S. If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S. Avoid or limit sun exposure while using TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S as it may make skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen while going out to protect your skin from sunburn. If you have depressive symptoms such as feeling worthless or sad, loss of interest or energy in daily activities, mood changes, restlessness, or change in sleep pattern, inform your doctor immediately. 

Uses of TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S

Tablets: Treatment of Onychomycosis (fungal nail infections) Oral granules: Treatment of Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm)

Medicinal Benefits

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S is an antifungal. Tablets are used to treat fungal infections of toenails and fingernails. Oral granules are used to treat tinea capitis (scalp ringworm).  TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S destroys fungal cell membranes that are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Thereby, kills fungi and clears infection. 

Directions for Use

Tablet: Take it with or without food as advised by the doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it. Oral granules: Take them as advised by the doctor. Sprinkle granules on a spoonful of pudding or other non-acidic, soft food such as mashed potatoes, and swallow without chewing. Avoid mixing granules with apple sauce or other fruit-based foods.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S

Tablets:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Taste disturbance
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence (gas) 

Oral granules:

  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Cough
  • Nasal congestion

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to terbinafine, avoid taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S. If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S. Avoid or limit sun exposure while using TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S as it may make skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen while going out to protect your skin from sunburn. If you have lupus (an autoimmune disease), weakened immune system, kidney or liver problems, inform your doctor before taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S. If you have depressive symptoms such as feeling worthless or sad, loss of interest or energy in daily activities, mood changes, restlessness, or change in sleep pattern, inform your doctor immediately. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S may interact with drugs used to treat stomach ulcers (cimetidine), antibiotics (rifampicin), antifungal (fluconazole), medicine used to treat high blood pressure (metoprolol), antidepressants (duloxetine, desipramine), opioid pain killers (codeine, tramadol), blood thinners (warfarin), heart-related medicines (amiodarone) and immunosuppressant (ciclosporin).

Drug-Food Interaction: TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S may interact with caffeine. Therefore, avoid foods containing chocolate and caffeine such as cocoa beans, tea, coffee, cola, and energy drinks as it may increase the adverse effects of caffeine.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have lupus (an autoimmune disease), weakened immune system, kidney or liver problems, inform your doctor before taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • CIMETIDINE
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • FLUCONAZOLE
  • METOPROLOL
  • DULOXETINE
  • DESIPRAMINE
  • CODEINE
  • TRAMADOL
  • WARFARIN
  • AMIODARONE
  • CICLOSPORIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis):

  • Keep your feet and hands clean and dry.
  • Cut your toenails and fingernails short and keep them clean.
  • Avoid sharing nail clippers with others.
  • In wet places such as changing rooms and gym showers, wear footwear to prevent fungal infections.
  • Chose a clean and licensed salon and make sure that all the instruments in the salon are sterilized after each use.
  • Avoid sun exposure while taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S as it may make skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen while going out to protect your skin from sunburn.

Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm):

  • Shampoo your child's scalp regularly, especially after a haircut. 
  • Use scalp conditioning products such as pomades with selenium and coconut oil as they might help to prevent scalp ringworm.
  • Make sure your children wash their hands regularly even after playing with pets and keep their skin clean and dry.
  • Avoid infected animals.
  • Keep shared areas clean especially childcare centres and schools.
  • Teach children to avoid sharing personal items such as towels, clothing, hairbrushes, etc.

Special Advise

Your doctor may advise blood tests before you take TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S to check for liver problems.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis): They are common infections of toenails or fingernails caused by different types of fungi living in the environment. These germs enter the nail through small cracks in the nail or surrounding skin and cause infection. The symptoms include thick, or discoloured (brown, yellow or white) nails and nails more likely to break. Unless it becomes severe, it is not painful usually. Fungal infections are more common in toenails than fingernails.

Tinea capitis (scalp ringworm): It is a fungal infection of the scalp that involves both hair and skin. It is contagious and the symptoms include dry, itchy, scaly patches, hair loss and redness. The name ringworm is due to its circular shape. It mostly occurs in children between 3 to 7 years of age.

bannner image

Alcohol

Caution

Interaction of alcohol with TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S.

bannner image

Pregnancy

Caution

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S is Category B pregnancy drug and is given to a pregnant women only if the doctor thinks benefits outweigh risks.

bannner image

Breast Feeding

Unsafe

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S may be excreted in human milk and harm the baby. Therefore, it is not advised for breastfeeding mothers.

bannner image

Driving

Caution

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S may cause dizziness. Therefore, drive only if you alert after taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S.

bannner image

Liver

Caution

Take TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

bannner image

Kidney

Caution

Take TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

bannner image

Children

Caution

Tablets are not recommended for children below 12 years as the safety and effectiveness were not established. Oral granules are recommended for children aged 4 years and above if prescribed by the doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
Other Info -

Author Details

Doctor imageWe provide you with authentic, trustworthy and relevant information

FAQs

TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S works by damaging the fungal cell membranes that are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Thereby, kills fungi and clears the fungal infection.
You are recommended to avoid foods containing chocolate and caffeine such as cocoa beans, tea, coffee, cola and energy drinks while taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S as it may increase the adverse effects of caffeine.
TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S may increase the skin sensitivity to sunlight. Therefore, avoid or limit exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. You are advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing while going out to prevent sunburn. However, if you notice any unusual skin sensitivity while using TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S such as a rash, please consult a doctor.
TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S may cause changes in taste or loss of taste as a side effect. It may usually improve within several weeks after stopping TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S, but may become permanent or last for a long time. However, if you have a poor appetite, unintended weight loss, loss of taste or changes in taste or change in mood or depressive symptoms, inform your doctor.
You are not recommended to stop using TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S without consulting your doctor as it may cause recurring infections. Therefore, take TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking TERBITOTAL 500MG TABLET 7'S, please consult your doctor.

Disclaimer

While we strive to provide complete, accurate, and expert-reviewed content on our 'Platform', we make no warranties or representations and disclaim all responsibility and liability for the completeness, accuracy, or reliability of the aforementioned content. The content on our platform is for informative purposes only, and may not cover all clinical/non-clinical aspects. Reliance on any information and subsequent action or inaction is solely at the user's risk, and we do not assume any responsibility for the same. The content on the Platform should not be considered or used as a substitute for professional and qualified medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any query pertaining to medicines, tests and/or diseases, as we support, and do not replace the doctor-patient relationship.

Add to Cart