Terbest 500mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:57 am

Terbest 500mg Tablet

Uses of Terbest 500mg Tablet

Terbest 500mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Fungal Infections (Fingernails or Toenails)

Side effects of Terbest 500mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Terbest 500mg Tablet are – Headache, Abdominal Pain, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Elevated Liver Function Test Results, Flatulence, Hepatic Failure, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Terbest 500mg Tablet

Do not use Terbest 500mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Terbinafine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Terbest 500mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Terbest 500mg Tablet works

Terbest 500mg Tablet contains – Terbinafine

Terbinafine inhibits the conversion of squalene monooxygenase to squalene epoxidase, a key enzyme in fungal biosynthesis. The resulting squalene accumulation weakens cell membranes and creates a deficiency of ergosterol, the fungal membrane component necessary for normal fungal growth.

Dosage of Terbest 500mg Tablet

The dosage of Terbest 500mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Terbest 500mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Terbest 500mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Tebina 500mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

182.00  7 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Terbinaforce 500mg Tablet  ( Mankind Pharma Ltd. )

126.00  7 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Ifin 500mg Tablet  ( Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

163.50  7 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- beta blockers, MAO inhibitors type B, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants: Possibly increased blood levels of these drugs.

cimetidine, other hepatic enzyme inhibitors: Significantly decreased terbinafine clearance, possibly increased adverse reactions.

hepatotoxic drugs: Increased risk of hepatotoxicity.

rifampin: Increased clearance and decreased effectiveness of terbinafine.

Food :- caffeine: Decreased caffeine clearance.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased risk of severe hepatitis.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.