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Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Grisovin-FP Tablet

Uses of Grisovin-FP Tablet

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

Grisovin-FP Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Grisovin-FP are Headache, Skin rash, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Dizziness.

How to use Grisovin-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. Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Grisovin-FP Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Grisovin-FP Tablet

Expert advice for Grisovin-FP 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.
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Grisovin-FP Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Grisovin-FP Tablet
Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Grisovin-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.
Grisovin-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.
Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grisovin-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.
Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Grisovin-FP 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Grisovin-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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Grisovin-FP
I have fungle infection on my leg. I used to take grisovin-fp and fall_150 for tha last year.What I can do now ? Plz.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
check fasting and PP blood sugar . Serum insulin fasting and PP to be testedApply sertacide cream for application twice daily for 1 month . Cap sporanox 100 mg twice daily for 2 weeks . course needs to be complted otherwise this problem recurs
I have got ringworm on my body, since one year. I regularly use zoderm e and take grisovin fp 250 mg. I want to get completely rid of it. Please guide me.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Stop all other creams applications. Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching) Test ? Blood sugar ( Fasting & PP) The treatment has to be complete otherwise it will be recur.
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.
ring like lesions in the groin area spreading to surrounding areas. Severe pruritis. Have a tendency to sweat in profuse manner
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
There is a kind of patch on my inner thigh which itches and is not going away for more than a week now despite applying itch guard on it daily. Please suggest an alternative medication. There is one new soft patch today where skin is not chapped yet.PS I just thought to use abzorb powder after sending this message since it felt moist down there. Now going to apply an ice pack as a remedy for the first time
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Don't use all such treatment, this is fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
I have cracks on tip of my penis I have diabetes. I applied ointment clindamysin phosphate gel.recommended by my family phycian. For last 10 day.I could not pull back foreskin
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections, you need to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days

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Frequently asked questions about Grisovin-FP Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Griseofulvin

Q. Is Grisovin-fp safe?
Grisovin-fp is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Grisovin-fp over the counter?
No,Grisovin-fp is available with doctor's prescription only
Q. Is Grisovin-fp an antibiotic/steroid/fungicidal?
Grisovin-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 Grisovin-fp treat candida/ringworm?
Grisovin-fp is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida
Q. Does Grisovin-fp need to be refrigerated?
No,Grisovin-fp does not require refrigeration.Store it at room temperature away from heat
Q. Does Grisovin-fp cause hair loss?
No,Grisovin-fp does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Grisovin-FP with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Grisovin-FP with Estradiol
Medicines with composition Estradiol: Lanadiol, Carried, Estova, MyEstra, Evadiol, Estrobuild, Progynon, Endothik, Emgra, Esurance
Grisovin-FP with Estrogen
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil, Espauz
Grisovin-FP with Conjugated Estrogens
Medicines with composition Conjugated Estrogens: Conjya
Grisovin-FP with Ethinyl Estradiol
Medicines with composition Ethinyl Estradiol: E Gen, Choice, Lynoral, Veronica, Cyclenorm E, Secam E, Ethinorm E, Ncnorm E, Evomid, Cyclenorm-E
Grisovin-FP with Estriol
Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon
Grisovin-FP with Fosfestrol
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Grisovin-FP with Tibolone
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial, Tibofem
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Aceno, Acenomac, Nistrom
Grisovin-FP with Phenobarbitone
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Grisovin-FP with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Grisovin-FP with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
Grisovin-FP with Cyclosporine
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun

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