Review: could Lamisil cause Depression?


Depression is found among people who take Lamisil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vioxx, and have Onychomycosis . We study 9,774 people who have side effects while taking Lamisil from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Lamisil has active ingredients of terbinafine hydrochloride. It is often used in nail tinea. (latest outcomes from Lamisil 10,415 users)


Depression has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 272,927 Depression patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

9,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Lamisil.
Among them, 196 people (2.01%) have Depression

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lamisil cause Depression?

Time on Lamisil when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 42.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 53.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lamisil *:

  • female: 53.12 %
  • male: 46.88 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Lamisil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.16 %
  • 20-29: 6.96 %
  • 30-39: 8.86 %
  • 40-49: 14.56 %
  • 50-59: 38.61 %
  • 60+: 27.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Onychomycosis (49 people)
  • Nail Tinea (39 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people)
  • Depression (15 people)
  • Pain (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (44 people)
  • Nexium (26 people)
  • Allegra (22 people)
  • Soma (18 people)
  • Motrin (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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