Medicine Overview of Grisactin Forte Tablet
Headache, Skin rash, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Dizziness.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungi by preventing fungal cell division.
In Depth Information on Grisactin Forte Tablet
- Do not take griseofulvin, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to griseofulvin, penicillin or any of the other ingredients.
- Do not take griseofulvin, if you have porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs); systemic lupus erythematous (SLE; autoimmune disease, in which the body's own immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, especially skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs).
- Avoid using griseofulvin, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking griseofulvin because you may feel drowsy.
- Avoid exposure to sunlight or artificial light.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking griseofulvin.
Grisactin Forte Tablet related warnings
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Grisactin Forte 250mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function test may be advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
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Frequently asked questions about Grisactin Forte Tablet
Grisactin forte is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
No,Grisactin forte is available with doctor's prescription only
Grisactin forte is fungicidal and not an antibiotic/steroid
Q. Is griseofulvin a sulfa drug/contain sulfa (sulphur)/penicillin?
No,griseofulvin is not a sulfa drug. Neither it contain sulfa nor penicillin
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with griseofulvin?
Yes,but taking other medicines may alter the effects of griseofulvin. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Grisactin forte is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida
No,Grisactin forte does not require refrigeration.Store it at room temperature away from heat
No,Grisactin forte does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.
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Taking Grisactin Forte with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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