Zoterb 250 MG Tablet

Manufactured byPrism Life Sciences Ltd.
ContainsTerbinafine
Description

Zoterb 250 MG Tablet is an effective antifungal medication used to treat infections caused by fungi and certain yeasts. It is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and infections caused by ringworm.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zoterb 250 MG Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Change in mood
  • Lack of strength
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dark urine
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Severe chest pain
  • Bleeding and bruising
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Peeling and blistering of skin
  • Scaly skin sensitive to sunlight

Uses of Zoterb 250 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Athlete's foot
  • Jock itch
  • Ringworm infection
  • Other fungal skin infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed after 1-2 hours of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24-30 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine should be used by pregnant women only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine should not be used by breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Care should be taken while using this medicine to ensure that ingestion and direct contact with the medicine by the infant are avoided.

Allergy

Use of this medicine is not recommended for use if you ever had an allergic reaction to Terbinafine.

Liver Disease

Use of this medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a long-term or active disease of the liver.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine should be used by pregnant women only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine should not be used by breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Care should be taken while using this medicine to ensure that ingestion and direct contact with the medicine by the infant are avoided.
General warnings

Liver function

This medicine should not be used if the patient has a chronic or active disease of the liver. It is advised to monitor the liver function on a periodic basis while taking this medicine. Any sign or symptom indicative of a deteriorating liver function should be reported to the doctor on priority.

Allergic skin reaction

This medicine can cause severe allergic reactions of the skin and hence caution is advised while use. Any sign of an allergic skin reaction after taking this medicine should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Blood cell count

This medicine is known to lower the count of certain specific blood cells. It should be used with caution in patients who have a decreased blood cell count.

Kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impairment of kidney function.

Immune system disorder

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a compromised immune system.

Photosensitivity

Use of this medicine may make your skin sensitive to light. Avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight while taking this medicine. Ensure that ample precautionary measures are taken before stepping into sunlight.

Missed Dose

Take/apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact a doctor if an overdose with terbinafine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, rash, headache etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Codeine

Cimetidine

Dienogest/Estradiol valerate

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Zoterb 250 MG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Ensure that the topical form is not orally consumed or applied in internal cavities. The oral form can be taken with or without food.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by stopping the production of a certain vital component for the fungal cell wall. This results in disruption of cell membrane formation process and growth of the organism are stunted.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H, OTC

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