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Terbinafine Rx

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Terbinafine (Generic) Tablets: Antifungal Medication for Pets

Terbinafine is a medication used to treat fungal infections especially those of the skin, hair, and nails in cats and dogs. It works by stopping the growth of fungal cells and killing those fungal cells. 

Terbinafine is very well tolerated, but may be associated with a few side effects. If vomiting is an issue, give terbinafine with food. Giving with food can reduce the chance of vomiting and upset stomach. 

Possible adverse effects of Terbinafine:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Lack of appetite

 

It is important to finish the entire course when giving your pet terbinafine. It may take a long time for the fungal infection to resolve. Talk with your pet's veterinarian regarding the use of terbinafine and how long you will need to treat your animal’s fungal infection.

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  • Q:

    Is there a liquid form of this Terbinafine? Vet suggested putting 3/4 (dose for my dog) of the 250 mg tablet in peanut butter. My dog licked the peanut butter off and spit out the pill. She is much better with liquid.
    Asked on 4/10/2015 by Muffeen from The Villages, FL, United States

    1 answer

    • A:

      It looks like a liquid is available however it is a compounded medication. It is not commercially available. We do not currently compound this medication so you would need to see if there is a compounding pharmacy that would be able make it for you.

      Thank you,
      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 4/10/2015 by VetRxDirect
  • Q:

    What is the prophylactic dose of terbinifine for aspergillius in birds of prey?
    Asked on 4/1/2015 by Hawkeye

    1 answer

    • A:

      The choice to provide terbinafine as prophylactic antifungal therapy for prevention of aspergillosis in birds will be determined by your veterinarian. Additional studies are needed to determine the safety and treatment efficacy of terbinafine for this indication as limited data is available. Your veterinarian will be the best resource to determine the prophylactic dose you are requesting.

      Thank you,
      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 4/7/2015 by VetRxDirect
  • Q:

    Is it best to give Terbinafine HCL 250mg tablets, to my dog, on an empty stomach?
    Asked on 2/21/2015 by Melissa Perski from Mason, MI, United States

    1 answer

    • A:

      Melissa,

      Terbinafine HCl can be given with or without food. The addition of food may help with the absorption of the medicine and minimize adverse effects such as upset stomach and vomiting.

      Thank you,
      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 3/6/2015 by VetRxDirect
  • Q:

    Is 250mg the smallest mg pill that is sold.  I will be halfing that into forths for my 3.5 lb Yorkie dog.
    Asked on 7/12/2014 by Chapmancj1 from Arlington tx

    1 answer

    • A:

      In a tablet form, the 250mg strength is the smallest.

      Thank you,
      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 7/15/2014 by VetRxDirect from VetRxDirect
  • Q:

    what is the dosage for a 150 lb dog ?
    Asked on 1/6/2014 by andyhvl

    1 answer

    • A:

      Terbinafine is a prescription antifungal medication that is available in both oral and topical dosage forms. The dosage for your dog will depend on many factors such as type and severity of infection, previous drug therapies that may have been used, and your pet’s health history. We recommend contacting your veterinarian for the correct dosage and the duration of therapy required.

      Thank you,
      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 1/8/2014 by VetRxDirect from VetRxDirect
  • Q:

    Is this the exact same medicine as Lamisil that humans use to treat Fungal infections?
    Asked on 8/23/2013 by Stacey

    1 answer

    • A:

      Stacey,

      Yes, Terbinafine is the generic drug found in Lamisil brand terbinafine hydrochloride tablets. The product we sell for extra label use in pets is the human-labeled generic drug.

      Thank you,

      VetRxDirect

      Answered on 8/23/2013 by VetRxDirect
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