Terbinafine Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Corporis

Cream, gel, spray: Apply to the affected area once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Cruris

Cream, gel, spray: Apply to the affected area once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Pedis

Cream, spray: Apply to the affected area twice a day.
Gel: Apply to the affected area once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Versicolor

Solution: Apply to the affected area twice a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Corporis

12 years or older:
Cream, gel, spray: Apply to the affected area once a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Cruris

12 years or older:
Cream, gel, spray: Apply to the affected area once a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Tinea Pedis

12 years or older:
Cream, spray: Apply to the affected area twice a day.
Gel: Apply to the affected area once a day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Terbinafine topical is not for ophthalmic or vaginal use. Contact with the face, eyes, or mucous membranes should be avoided.

Patients should be advised to discontinue use and notify their physician if increased signs of irritation (e.g., redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling, oozing) or sensitivity develop.

Terbinafine topical solution contains 28.7% alcohol and may cause skin irritation.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients less than 18 years of age (solution) and less than 12 years of age (cream, gel, and spray).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Therapy should be continued for approximately 1 to 4 weeks, depending on the nature and severity of the infection.

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