Once you begin taking the Lamisil tablets or applying the Lamisil cream it can take a few weeks to a few months for Lamisil to cure the toenail or athletes foot and foot fungus.
When using Lamisil cream to kill fungus such as foot fungus and athletes foot it takes around a week for the Lamisil cream to work.
Although it may take a month or two months for the foot fungus or athletes foot to fully go away once you start applying and using the Lamisil cream.
If the foot fungus or athletes foot does not go away within a few months you should see your doctor.
You can buy Lamisil cream over the counter but the Lamisil tablets can only be purchased through prescription.
Lamisil cream can be bought from stores such as Walgreens and most other stores that sell medicines and creams.
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.