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Grisoral is an antifungal agent, prescribed for fungal infections of the skin, hair, fingernails and toenails.  It makes the skin more resistant to fungal growth.

Drug information on Grisoral (Griseofulvin) from BAL Pharma Ltd


  Capsule/ Tablet
BAL Pharma Ltd
Generic : Griseofulvin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Grisoral may be prescribed

Side effects of Grisoral

   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 Grisoral?

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

When is Grisoral not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Grisoral

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 Grisoral

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

Storage Conditions for Grisoral

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

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