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Silka antifungal

Generic name: terbinafine topical [tere-bin-a-feen-top-i-kal]
The brand names are: athlete’s foot cream, lamisil at, and silka antifungal.
Drug class: topical antifungals

What is Silka antifungal?

Terbinafine is an antifungal medicine that fights infections caused by fungi.silka antifungal (for the skin) is used to treat skin conditions like athletes' foot, jock itch, and ringworm infections.

Silka antifungal can be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Silka antifungal

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic response, such as symptoms of hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Terbinafine may cause serious side effects. Stop taking terbinafine and contact your physician immediately. If you experience:

  • Extreme burning, itching, dryness, redness, peeling, or irritation to the skin treated.

The less serious side effects could be more likely, or you could not experience any whatsoever.this isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.


Follow the instructions on the label of your medication and the package. Inform your healthcare professionals about your medical issues, allergies, and any other medications you take.

Similar/related drugs

Clotrimazole topical, ketoconazole topical, terbinafine topical, itraconazole, miconazole topical, lamisil

Prior to use this drug

You shouldn't apply silka antifungal if you are sensitive to it.silka antifungal isn't expected to harm a baby who is not yet born. Inform your doctor if you are expecting or planning to be pregnant.

It isn't clear if terbinafine gets into breast milk or whether it is harmful to the nursing infant. Consult your physician if you are breastfeeding a baby.terbinafine is not allowed for use by any person who is younger than

How to take Silka antifungal?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Avoid using in greater quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer periods than suggested.

Do not consume by mouth. Silka antifungal is to be used exclusively on your skin. It is not recommended to use this medication for treating fungal infections of your toenails, fingernails, or scalp.check all the information about your patient, including the medication guides and instructions sheets that you receive.if you have any concerns, speak to your pharmacist or physician immediately.

Cleanse your hands prior to and after taking this medication.dry and clean the area affected. Apply the medication as directed.take this medication for the prescribed duration. The symptoms might improve after you know if the illness is fully your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if they become worse.don't cover the treated skin area unless the doctor has instructed you to.keep the medicine at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Make sure the container is securely sealed when it is not in use.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Do the missed dose immediately after you remember. Don't miss any missed doses if you are nearing the time to take the next dose. Don't take extra medication to replace the missed dose.

What happens if i overdose?

A terbinafine overdose isn't expected to be a danger. Get medical attention immediately or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 if you have accidentally swallowed the drug.

What should be avoided?

When silka antifungal is found in your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, rinse it out with water.

Don't use any other medication on the areas that you treat with terbinafine unless a doctor has instructed you not wear tight-fitting, synthetic clothing that does not let air circulate. Wear loose-fitting clothes made of cotton, as well as various natural fibers, until the inflammation is gone.

Interaction with other drugs

It is unlikely that other substances you consume by mouth or inject could affect the terbinafine that you apply topically. However, many drugs interfere with each other. Be sure to inform your health care professionals about the medicines you take, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.