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LAMISIL AT 1% GEL

Active substance(s): TERBINAFINE

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AWF 23815 - OTDC 388432
LAM DERM 15G GB 150369_934398A_PIL
210 x 145 mm - PN-Notice-V11 - P08 - Recto/Verso
1371
PANTONE Reflex Blue U

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GB 150369
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In this leaflet:
1. What Lamisil AT 1% Gel is and what it is used for
2. Before you use Lamisil AT 1% Gel
3. How to use Lamisil AT 1% Gel
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Lamisil AT 1% Gel
6. Further information

2. Before you use Lamisil AT 1% Gel

3. How to use Lamisil AT 1% Gel
Always use this medicine exactly as described
in this leaflet or as advised by your doctor or
pharmacist.

DO NOT use Lamisil AT 1% Gel if you have:
• an allergy (hypersensitivity) to any of the
ingredients in the product (see Section 6 and end
of Section 2).
The gel is NOT recommended for children under
16 years of age.
Take special care with Lamisil AT 1% Gel
The gel is for application on the skin only.
• Avoid inhaling the product.
• Eyes, mouth or face – avoid contact of the gel.
In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse
thoroughly with running water.

Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking
or have recently taken any other medicines, including
those obtained without a prescription.
Do not apply other medicines on the areas you are
treating with Lamisil AT 1% Gel.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant ask your doctor before using
this medicine. Do not use the gel if you are breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines
Lamisil AT 1% Gel is not expected to affect your
ability to drive or operate machinery.
Important information about some of the
ingredients of Lamisil AT 1% Gel
Butylated hydroxytoluene (E321) – may cause local
skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis), or irritation to
the eyes and membrane linings.

Adults
Lamisil AT 1% Gel is applied once a day, for one
week only, for all fungal infections.
• Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly
and wash your hands. Treatment can be helped
by keeping the affected areas clean by regular
washing and careful drying with your own clean
towels and clothes, and not rubbing or scratching
the skin.
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1. What Lamisil AT 1% Gel is and what it is used
for
Lamisil AT 1% Gel contains the active ingredient
terbinafine which is an antifungal used to treat skin
problems caused by fungi in:
• Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) – athlete’s foot appears
only on the feet (usually both, but not always),
where it often appears in-between the toes. It can
also appear on the instep, soles, or other areas of
the feet. The most common type of athlete’s foot

• Damaged skin – avoid application where alcohol
(one of the ingredients) could cause stinging or
irritation.

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Read all of this leaflet carefully because
it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription.
However, you still need to use Lamisil AT 1% Gel
carefully to get the best results from it.
– Please keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
– Ask your pharmacist if you need more information
or advice.
– You must contact a doctor if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve after 7 days.
– If any of the side effects get serious, or if you
notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

causes cracking or scaling of the skin, but you may
also have mild swelling, blisters, or weeping ulcers.
Lamisil AT 1% Gel is recommended for athlete’s
foot when it occurs between the toes. If you have
a fungal nail infection (fungus inside and under the
nail) with discolouration of the nails and changes
in nail texture (thick or flaky), you should consult
your doctor because Lamisil AT 1% Gel is not
appropriate for this type of infection.
• Dhobie itch/jock itch (tinea cruris) – Dhobie itch
appears in the groin and inner thigh area, usually
on both sides but often with one side more than
the other, where it can spread further between the
legs to the buttocks, or up towards the stomach.
Dhobie itch looks like a clearly bordered rash,
which may have blisters.
• Ringworm (tinea corporis) – Ringworm usually
appears as circular, sharp-edged areas of red
rash, with dry, scaly or crusty patches towards the
edges. Lamisil AT 1% Gel is suitable for ringworm
occurring on the trunk of the body, legs, arm, neck
or head, but not face.

Pharma code 1371
210 mm

72 mm

11,5 mm

11,5 mm

Order – AWF
Reference
Format
Pharma code
Colour

AWF 23815 - OTDC 388432
LAM DERM 15G GB 150369_934398A_PIL
210 x 145 mm - PN-Notice-V11 - P08 - Recto/Verso
1371
PANTONE Reflex Blue U

Font
Minimum font size
Reference MKT
Production site
Reference SITE
Pre-press

Helvetica Neue LT Pro
8.5 pt

Proof A

NCH Nyon - CH
GB 150369
Sonoco-Trident - TR1041726/1/AWK - 09/11/2015

9 mm

Verso

Even though you will not be using Lamisil AT 1% Gel
during the second week, full skin healing after the
infection has cleared will continue for up to 4 weeks.
If you have not noticed any signs of improvement
within 2 weeks of first starting treatment, please
seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
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Children under 16 years NOT recommended.
If you accidently swallow Lamisil AT 1% Gel
Contact your doctor or nearest hospital emergency
department if you, or someone else, has swallowed
some gel. Take any remaining medicine and this
leaflet with you if possible.
Symptoms of accidental ingestion include headache,
nausea (feeling sick), dizziness and stomach pain.
If you forget to use Lamisil AT 1% Gel
If you miss an application, apply the gel as soon
as possible then carry on as before. If you only
remember at the time of your next application, just
apply the gel and carry on as normal. It is important
to try to use the gel at the correct times as forgotten
applications could risk the infection returning.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Lamisil AT 1% Gel can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them.
STOP using the gel and seek medical help
immediately if you have any of the following very
rare allergic reactions:
• Difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the
mouth, face, lips, tongue or throat (severe allergic
reaction).
• Severe itching of the skin, with red rash or raised
lumps, hives or blisters
Common: (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): skin
peeling, itching.
Uncommon: (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): skin
lesions, scab, skin colour changes, redness, burning,
pain and irritation at the site of application.
These common and uncommon side effects are
usually harmless and you can carry on using the gel.
Rare: (may affect up to 1 in 1000 people): eye
irritation, dry skin, contact dermatitis, eczema,
worsening of symptoms.
If any of these side effects get serious, or if you
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side
effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report
side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

5. How to store Lamisil AT 1% Gel
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 30°C.
Do not use or keep this medicine after the expiry
(EXP) date shown on the box and tube.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater
or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
dispose of medicines no longer required. These
measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Further information
What Lamisil AT 1% Gel contains
The active ingredient is terbinafine, 1% w/w. The
other ingredients are water, ethanol, isopropyl
myristate, polysorbate 20, carbomer, sorbitan laurate,
benzyl alcohol, sodium hydroxide and butylated
hydroxytoluene (see also Section 2 ‘Important
information about some of the ingredients of Lamisil
AT 1% Gel’).
What Lamisil AT 1% Gel looks like and contents
of the pack
The gel is available in a 15g aluminium or laminated
screw cap tube.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Novartis Consumer Health UK Limited
Watchmoor Park
Camberley,
Surrey,
GU15 3YL, UK
® Lamisil AT 1% Gel is a registered trade mark
This leaflet was last revised in October 2015.

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If you stop using Lamisil AT 1% Gel
You should not stop using the gel before the
recommended time as this may reduce the
effectiveness of treatment or the infection may

return. If you have any further questions on the use of
this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

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• Unscrew the cap – If using the medicine for the
first time, use the point in the cap to pierce the top
of the tube then gently squeeze out the gel.
• Rub the gel in lightly to the affected skin and
surrounding areas (avoid application to where
alcohol could cause stinging or irritation). When
used between the toes, buttocks or on the groin,
the treated area may be covered with a light, fresh
gauze strip, especially at night.
• Replace the cap on the tube and wash your hands.

Pharma code 1371
210 mm

72 mm

11,5 mm

11,5 mm

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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