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Scientific Name: Terbinafine
Brand Name: Lamisil, Silka Cream
Company Owner: Novartis consumer health inc, Novartis pharmaceuticals corp, Taro pharmaceuticals usa inc, Apotex corp, Aurobindo pharma ltd, Breckenridge pharmaceutical inc, Dr reddys laboratories inc, Gedeon richter usa inc, Genpharm inc, Glenmark generics ltd, Harris pharmaceutical inc, Invagen pharmaceuticals inc, Mylan pharmaceuticals inc, Orchid healthcare, Roxane laboratories inc, Teva pharmaceuticals usa inc, Watson laboratories inc, Wockhardt ltd
Mechanism Of Action Terbinafine inhibits the enzyme squalene monooxygenase (also called squalene epoxidase) , preventing the conversion of squalene to 2, 3-oxydosqualene, a step in the synthesis of ergosterol.
Description of the Drug: Terbinafine is an allylamine antifungal used to treat dermatophyte infections of toenails and fingernails as well as other fungal skin infections.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00857