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Drug information on Grisactin Forte (Griseofulvin) from CFL PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

Grisactin Forte

  Capsule/ Tablet
Generic : Griseofulvin
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Grisactin Forte may be prescribed

Side effects of Grisactin Forte

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth soreness and increased thirst.

   Central Nervous System : Headache, depression, sleeplessness and fatigue.

   Allergic Reactions : Rash, shortness of breath, itching and hives.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- 0.5-1 g/day. Hair and skin infections: 2-8 week. Fingernail infections: 6 months. Toenail infections: 12 months or more.

How to use Grisactin Forte?

It comes as a tablet, capsule and oral liquid to take by mouth, with food.

When is Grisactin Forte not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease or blood disease porphyria, during pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Grisactin Forte

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, porphyria, lupus, or history of alcohol abuse, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Grisactin Forte

This medication may reduce the effect of oral contraceptives; take other contraceptive measures to prevent pregnancy.

Storage Conditions for Grisactin Forte

Store it at room temperature. Do not allow the liquid to freeze.

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