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terbinafine

 [ter´bin-ah-fēn″]
a synthetic antifungal agent used as the hydrochloride salt topically and orally in treatment of tinea and of fungal infections of the nails.

terbinafine

(tər-bĭn′ə-fēn′, tûr′bĭ-nə-fēn′)
n.
An antifungal drug, C21H25N5, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat onychomycosis.

terbinafine

Lamisil® An antifungal that is better than griseofulvin for treating onychomycosis

terbinafine

An antifungal drug that acts by causing leakage of the fungal cell contents through the fungal cell wall. It is especially useful against TINEA of the skin and nails for which it is said to be more effective than clotrimazole. A brand name is Lamisil.