Lamisil cream is used for treating foot fungus and Athletes foot.
When you have fungus on your feet or skin you can use Lamisil for treating the fungus.
Lamisil cream is not prescription only.
However the Lamisil tablets are only available through prescription.
The topical versions of Lamisil (terbinafine) (cream, gel, and spray) are available over-the-counter, but Lamisil (terbinafine) tablets are available by prescription only.
Lamisil AT 1% Cream contains the active ingredient terbinafine hydrochloride which is an antifungal used to treat fungal skin infection such as: • Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) – Athlete's foot appears only on the feet (usually both, but not always), usually in between the toes.
Over-the-counter topical antifungals like Lamisil (terbinafine) may be useful for treating mild cases of onychomycosis limited to the nail ends.
OTC products are unlikely to help moderate to severe cases involving the nail plate or bed.
The Lamisil cream, gel and spray usually start to work within a week, and the tablets can take between 2 weeks and a few months to work.
Brand names for terbinafine tablets and cream include Lamisil.
Brand names for the solution for athlete's foot include Lamisil Once.
You can use over-the-counter antifungal sprays and creams to treat a fungal skin infection.
If your condition doesn't improve, ask your doctor about prescription oral or topical creams.
In addition, you can apply medicated creams to your skin to treat parasitic skin infections.
White vinegar other wise known as Acetic Acid can help eliminate fungus when diluted in lukewarm water.
The acidity of vinegar creates an environment that most fungus find in hospital and may help eliminate a fungal toenail infection.
Fungal infections can be contagious.
They can spread from one person to another.
In some cases, you can also catch disease-causing fungi from infected animals or contaminated soil or surfaces.
If you develop signs or symptoms of a fungal infection, make an appointment with your doctor.
Tea Tree oil is also good at killing fungus such as toenails fungus and foot fungus.
Tea tree oil is naturally antifungal and antibacterial.
Mix it with any carrier oil like coconut oil or olive oil and dab over the infected area about three to four times a day.
This is one of the most effective home remedies to treat fungal infections.