Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet


Uses of Griseofulvin FP Tablet

Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Griseofulvin FP Tablet side effects

  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness

How to use Griseofulvin FP Tablet

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. Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Griseofulvin FP Tablet works

Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungi by preventing fungal cell division.

Griseofulvin FP Tablet related warnings

Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Griseofulvin FP 250 mg 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.
Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Griseofulvin FP 250 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, nails, scalp or hair, when other medicines have failed to clear up the infection or are not appropriate.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to help your body absorb the medicine.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet may cause dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and headaches.
  • It can make you more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
  • It can make birth control pills less effective. Use an additional method of contraception while taking Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet.
  • Do not take Griseofulvin FP 250 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Griseofulvin FP with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): E Gen, Choice
Brand(s): Vagimoist
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
Brand(s): Feofer
Brand(s): Dindevan
Brand(s): Sofarin
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Griseofulvin FP

I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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User Feedback


Q. Is Griseofulvin FP safe?

Griseofulvin FP is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Griseofulvin FP over the counter?

No,Griseofulvin FP is available with doctor's prescription only

Q. Is Griseofulvin FP an antibiotic/steroid/fungicidal?

Griseofulvin FP 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

Q. Does Griseofulvin FP treat candida/ringworm?

Griseofulvin FP is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida

Q. Does Griseofulvin FP need to be refrigerated?

No,Griseofulvin FP does not require refrigeration.Store it at room temperature away from heat

Q. Does Griseofulvin FP cause hair loss?

No,Griseofulvin FP does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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