Athletes Foot Cream Side Effects
Generic Name: terbinafine topical
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of terbinafine topical. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Athletes Foot Cream.
Not all side effects for Athletes Foot Cream may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to terbinafine topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical solution, topical spray
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by terbinafine topical (the active ingredient contained in Athletes Foot Cream). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking terbinafine topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:Rare
- or other signs of skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to terbinafine topical: topical cream, topical gel, topical solution, topical spray
Dermatologic side effects have included burning or irritation (1.3%), itching (1.1%), skin exfoliation (1%), and erythematous rash (0.9%).[Ref]
Therapy was discontinued in clinical trials by 0.2% of patients treated with terbinafine solution and 0.6% of patients treated with placebo.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Lamisil (terbinafine)." Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ.
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