Brand Names:
Lamisil, Terbinex


Drug Type: Antifungal

Terbinafine (Lamisil, Terbinex)


Terbinafine (Lamisil, Terbinex) is an allylamine that is used as an antifungal agent. It is available in both oral and topical formulations. Terbinafine possesses in vitro activity against Microsporum spp, Histoplasma spp, Blastomyces spp, Aspergillus spp, Candida spp, and Trichophyton spp. It is most often used for treatment of dermatophytic infections, however may also be beneficial in cases of other fungal infections.