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a synthetic antifungal agent used as the hydrochloride salt topically and orally in treatment of tinea and of fungal infections of the nails.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An antifungal drug, C21H25N5, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat onychomycosis.
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terbinafineLamisil® An antifungal that is better than griseofulvin for treating onychomycosis
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
terbinafineAn 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.
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