Binadis Cream

Terbinafine Cream

Composition:

Terbinafine is the key ingredient of BINADIS cream.

Description:

Terbinafine is an antifungal agent that belongs to the class of allylamines and it is of synthetic origin. Terbinafine inhibits the fungal growth by preventing ergosterol synthesis in the fungal cells. Ergosterol is an important component of the cell wall in fungi and the inhibition of its synthesis leads to cellular disintegration and prevents future fungal infections.

Mechanism of Action:

The enzyme squalene epoxidase catalyzes the conversion of squalene to lanosterol, which is then converted to ergosterol. Terbinafine inhibits the activity of squalene epoxidase, which leads to reduced concentration of ergosterol and increased concentration of squalene. This eventually causes the death of the fungal cells and cures the infection caused by fungi.

Indications:

  • Ring Worm
  • Athlete’s Foot
  • Jock Itch
  • Pityriasis (tinea versicolor)
  • Candidiasis
  • Tinea capitis

Direction of Use:

This medication is to be applied on the skin only. Before applying this product, the affected area must be cleaned and dried. A thin layer of BINADIS should be applied on the affected area, usually once or twice a day or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.

Contraindications:

This product is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to terbinafine.

Adverse Effects:

Common side effects of terbinafine include burning or itching sensation and irritation.

Presentation:

BINADIS cream is available in 10g lami tube.

Disclaimer:

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Keep the medicines out of the children’s reach. This product is to be stored as recommended. Do not use this information in place of a visit, consultation or advice of your healthcare providers.

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