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Lamisil Dosage

The Lamisil dosage your doctor recommends will vary based on a number of factors. For example, for the treatment of fingernail fungus, 250 mg of Lamisil should be taken once a day for six weeks. The Lamisil dosage for the treatment of toenail fungus is also 250 mg, but should be taken once a day for 12 weeks.

Lamisil Dosage: An Overview

The dose of Lamisil® (terbinafine) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The type of fungal infection you have
  • Your weight (for children)
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be taking.
     
As with any medication, do not adjust your Lamisil dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Lamisil Dosage for Fingernail Fungus Infection

When treating fingernail fungus in adults, the dose of Lamisil is 250 mg, taken by mouth once a day for six weeks.
 

Lamisil Dosage for Toenail Fungus Infection

For toenail fungus in adults, the dose of Lamisil is 250 mg, taken by mouth once a day for 12 weeks.
 
Regardless of the type of infection being treated, do not adjust your Lamisil dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Lamisil Dosage for Ringworm of the Scalp

For treating ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis), your child's healthcare provider will calculate the appropriate Lamisil dose based on your child's weight. For this type of infection, Lamisil is usually taken for six weeks. Only Lamisil oral granules (not tablets) are approved for this use.
 

Lamisil Medication

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