Lamisil also known as ‘Terbinafine’ is a well known antifungal antibiotic medicine taken orally for curing the infections in areas like fingernails and toenails caused by some kind of fungus. A special kind of fungus called dermatophyte Tinea unguium is responsible for fingernail infections in the deeper parts of the cuticle region. These particular regions cannot be subjected to any kind of antifungal creams or ointments therefore Lamisil tablets find their use and are helpful in treatment of this disorder. Lamisil tablets also find use in treatment of fungus in hair follicles in children who are usually four years old.

The important part in using Lamisil is to inform the physician about all the medical conditions and facts about the body. This medicine can cause some side effects in cases of kidney related disorders and other diseases. The person should consult a physician about the facts of liver as this medicine can cause some serious conditions regarding to liver damage. Lamisil can cause many symptoms like nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine and also jaundice. These symptoms arise due to chaotic behavior in liver metabolism, therefore consultation to a qualified physician is a must before taking Lamisil. It is advisable to regularly conduct tests on both liver and blood for the persons using Lamisil, so that the harmful effects of the drug could be prevented.

For women who are expecting babies, this medicine has no effect on unborn babies, but still it is advisable to consult a physician. Those mothers who are breast-feeding to their babies should not take this medicine as it passes through the milk and can cause serious complications in babies. The persons having other metabolic disorders related to liver, kidney must consult the physician before taking Lamisil. Lamisil is also responsible for some gastrointestinal problems and therefore the person must follow the instructions strictly prescribed by a physician.