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Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Grisoral Tablet

Grisoral Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness

How to use Grisoral 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. Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Grisoral Tablet works

Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungi by preventing fungal cell division.

Grisoral Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grisoral OD 375 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Grisoral OD 375 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Grisoral OD 375 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.
  • Take it with food to help your body absorb the medicine.
  • 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.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet may cause dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Grisoral OD 375 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 Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet.
  • Do not take Grisoral OD 375 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Grisoral with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): E Gen
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vagimoist
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sofarin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Grisoral

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fungal infections about 4-5 year old
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 1 tablet twice, Nimbadi churan half spoon thrice, Apply Jatyadi oil on the area
I have fungal infections from 3 year so taking medicine tab terbinafine 200 OD and itraconazole 200 OD mg and topical miconazole and terbinafine application with Anti itching soap and clotrimazole poweder for 3 weeks in last summer but this reoccur so pls suggest excellent treatment
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You need long treatment under supervision of skin specialistOnabet cream twice a day meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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FAQs

Q. Is Grisoral safe?

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

Q. Is Grisoral over the counter?

No,Grisoral is available with doctor's prescription only

Q. Is Grisoral an antibiotic/steroid/fungicidal?

Grisoral 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 Grisoral treat candida/ringworm?

Grisoral is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida

Q. Does Grisoral need to be refrigerated?

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

Q. Does Grisoral cause hair loss?

No,Grisoral does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.

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