Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin)
What is Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) used for?
Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) is an oral anti-fungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the nails, skin, scalp, or mucous membranes. It operates by destroying or preventing the reproduction of fungus cells so that the immune system may destroy or control the infection. Your doctor may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin)?
Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally prescribed to be taken once or twice each day for a period of medication lasting one or two weeks, but your particular directions will be based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not chew, split, or crush the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Never stop taking the medicine before being told to do so as the infection may not be gone and can return stronger or more resistant to treatment. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin)?
Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are fever, flu symptoms, confusion, sores appearing in or around the mouth, darkened urine, discoloured stools, jaundice, or severe skin rashes. Tell your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying or intense symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, who have systemic lupus, porphyrias, or severely reduced liver function. Also inform your doctor if you have any other chronic health problems that may cause unexpected health problems to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your treatment.
Strictly use Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Grisovin FP (Griseofulvin) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.