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Serious and Rare Reactions to Lamisil

Serious Side Effects

Some Lamisil side effects should be reported to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of liver problems, including yellow eyes or skin, itching, dark urine, or pain in the upper-right abdomen
  • Vision changes, including blurred or double vision
  • Unexplained skin rash
  • Loss of smell, or other changes in smell 
  • Unexplained blisters or peeling of the skin
  • Itching
  • Hives
  • Unexplained swelling
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Rare Side Effects Seen With Lamisil

Rare Lamisil side effects occur in only a few patients taking the drug. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by Lamisil or something else.
Some of these rare side effects include but are not limited to:
  • Liver problems, including liver failure
  • Serious skin reaction
  • Low blood counts (including neutropenia and thrombocytopenia)
  • Allergic reactions, including swelling of the mouth or throat
  • Worsening of psoriasis (a skin condition)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus for short)
  • Tiredness
  • Vomiting
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Hair loss.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While the issue may not be due to a side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.

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