User Reviews for Lamisil
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Reviews for Lamisil to treat Onychomycosis, Fingernail
"Not worth the risk! The fungus is definitely clearing up, but I've lost my taste so I'm losing weight (the wrong way) because everything I eat or drink is nasty tasting. I get hungry, but eat a few bites and it tastes like mush. I lose my appetite and stop eating. My skin is itchy, and I have a thick, coated tongue that's sensitive and achy with a constant feeling of something stuck in the back of my throat. Now I read that my taste buds may not ever wake up again! That's going to seriously lower my quality of life! If I'd known these side effects before taking Lamisil, I wouldn't have taken the risk! Using a topical twice a day of tea tree oil, Vick's Vapo Rub, or FungiNail for the rest of my life would be worth it to have my taste back!"
BabycakesLori (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 14, 2016
17 users found this comment helpful.
"i had my fungus infection for about 5 years, too long. i finally decided to go to the doctors and get something to get rid of the nasty stuff (i had it on almost and my nail both feet and hands) the doctor told me it was gonna take about 6 months to have nice healthy nails. so to make it short, i notice my healthy nails growing out in 3 weeks. PLEASE dont spend your money on over the counter stuff lotions, soaps, etc. take the pill in works very very well. its been about 4 years now and have been fungus free."
jay cal (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 30, 2015
26 users found this comment helpful.
"I've been suffering from onychomycosis on my fingernails for good 4 years. Sadly, in first 3 years, we tried alternative medications, creams etc. which didn't help. Finally, I went to another doctor and she prescribed me Lamisil after running blood tests. My nails have massively improved since early this year. My fingernail which was 90% covered in dead tissue is now only at about 20%, and it actually makes me feel better about myself because it's got so better I don't have to hide my fingers anymore. Before using Lamisil, I've been using Loceryl for about a few months and even now, whilst using Lamisil, I use Loceryl from time to time. Side effect: loss of appetite in last few weeks. Food isn't as appealing to me anymore."
Uros Lazarevic November 16, 2013
24 users found this comment helpful.
"I am a healthy 25 year old male, I cannot remember my toenails NOT having fungus. I lived through the embarassment seemingly my whole life, but once my thumbnail became infected to the point where it was practically gone, I had to do anything to treat it. Doctor suggested I take Lamisil, I think he said it has like a 50% chance of working. I was very nervous after reading reviews, but it also helps that I never drink alcohol. Took it Dec.'11 until March '12, had one liver panel done (normal result). I believe by April my thumbnail was 100% healthy and now (9/12) my toenails are 99% healthy, thank you. Only side effect I noticed wasn't bad, just my farts/stool smelled metallic. I say give it a shot, you can always stop taking it."
jereshmy (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 7, 2012
56 users found this comment helpful.
"This is my second time using Lamisil. No problems the first time. Within first 5 days I developed progressive rash-starting on feet, then legs, arms, and trunk. Discontinued after day 13."
Mary Elizabeth April 14, 2009
38 users found this comment helpful.
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