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I've been taking terbinafine 250mg tablets for 3 weeks. What should I do?

Hi all, I've been taking Terbinafine tablets 250mg together with terbinafine cream now for three weeks (six week course) for a scalp itching but i am yet to see any improvement. Any advise please!

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  • danR danR salma254

    Hi, I was diagnosed with Seborrhoeic Dermatitis and prescribed Ketoconazole shampoo. It did not help and made things worse. It turned out that I am allergic to an ingredient in the shampoo. 

    What I am saying is: Make sure that you are not allergic to anything in the cream and all other products you are using on your scalp. 

    Also, make sure that you indeed have a fungal infection. Did your dermatologist take a sample to ascertain that your symptoms are caused by a fungal infection?

    What are your symptoms besides itching? How long did you have your symptoms? It is somewhat unusual not to see any improvement after 3 weeks of combined internal and external treatment. 

    This post might be interesting as well:

    https://patient.info/forums/discuss/scalp-is-very-painful-itchy-flakey-oozing-blood-sticky-fluid-help-512685

     

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