What is TEBIF GEL used for?
TEBIF GEL is an antifungal medication used to treat fungal infections of the fingernails or toenails. It is also used to treat ringworm, jock itch, and athlete's foot. This medicine works by stopping the growth of fungus. It is available in cream and tablet forms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to take TEBIF GEL?
The dosage of TEBIF GEL prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of TEBIF GEL. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Apply a thin film of TEBIF GEL cream onto the affected area.
TEBIF GEL tablet may be taken with or without food.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use TEBIF GEL medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of TEBIF GEL, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with TEBIF GEL?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with TEBIF GEL.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of TEBIF GEL, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
TEBIF GEL can interact with blood thinners, beta-blockers, and tricyclic antidepressants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of TEBIF GEL?
Like other medicines, TEBIF GEL can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of TEBIF GEL are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of TEBIF GEL cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of TEBIF GEL develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
TEBIF GEL cream can cause side effects such as :
- Redness or burning sensation
TEBIF GEL tablet can cause side effects such as:
- stomach pain
- Sore throat
This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using TEBIF GEL.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking TEBIF GEL?
Is it possible for me to use TEBIF GEL with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use TEBIF GEL?
What are the possible drug interactions of TEBIF GEL?
How will TEBIF GEL work in my body?
How should TEBIF GEL be used?
How to reduce the risk of TEBIF GEL drug interactions and side effects?
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