Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fungal infections, Nail infections
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Grisovin FP Tablet


Uses of Grisovin FP Tablet

Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections and nail infections.

Side effects of Grisovin FP Tablet


Nausea, Numbness, Pain, Increased sensitivity to light, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Bruise, Bleeding, Blisters on skin, Burning sensation, Chest pain, Chills, Clay colored stool, Cloudy urine, Cough, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Eye irritation, Facial urticaria, Fatigue, Weakness, Fever, Headache, Itching, Loose skin, Loss of appetite, Rash, Skin peeling, Skin redness, Sore throat, Mouth irritation, Tongue irritation, Soreness, Sores, Swelling of glands, Tarry stools, Pricking sensation, Tingling sensation, Ulcer, Unpleasant breath odour, Urticaria, Vomiting of blood, Difficulty in urination, White spots in the mouth, White spots on the lips, Abdominal pain, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye.


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. It is better to take Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet with food.

How Grisovin FP Tablet works

Grisovin fp 500mg tablet stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

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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Special precautions for Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Grisovin FP 500mg 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 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grisovin FP 500mg 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 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Grisovin FP 500mg 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet, Evafil 2mg Tablet, Premarin 0.30mg Tablet, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Grisovin FP 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Griseofulvin

Grisovin fp is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
No,Grisovin fp is available with doctor's prescription only
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
Grisovin fp is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida
No,Grisovin fp does not require refrigeration.Store it at room temperature away from heat
No,Grisovin fp does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.

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