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Lamisil AT Cream for Jock Itch Side Effects

Generic name: terbinafine topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 9, 2020.

Note: This document contains side effect information about terbinafine topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Lamisil AT Cream for Jock Itch.

For the Consumer

Applies to terbinafine topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical spray

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, terbinafine topical (the active ingredient contained in Lamisil AT Cream for Jock Itch) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking terbinafine topical:


  • Dryness
  • redness
  • itching
  • burning
  • peeling
  • rash
  • stinging
  • tingling
  • 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]

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1. "Product Information. Lamisil (terbinafine)." Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.