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Grifulin

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Grifulin uses


Grifulin information

Grifulin is a drug which helps your organism fight against fungal problems. This product acts against fungal invasions just like a normal antibiotic would do against a bacterial infection.

Grifulin indications

Grifulin is for external use; it helps one get rid of fungal invasions of your skin, nails and hair. These infections may lead to the following disorders:

athlete's foot

jock itch

barber's itch

You can also use Grifulin to treat other infections that haven't been mentioned here.

Grifulin warnings

You might not want to use Grifulin if you suffer from at least one of the following conditions:

porphyria

If you are allergic to the medication:liver disease

If you do suffer from one of these conditions you should first consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Grifulin, as it is necessary that your physician adjust your dosage or at least monitor your condition during the treatment.

Grifulin is a Category C of the FDA pregnancy, therefore it is not known fore sure if taking this drug will harm your unborn child. If you are or might be pregnant during treatment you should not take the medicine without your physician's permission.

It is also not known whether Grifulin can pass into breast milk. You should first ask for your doctor's consent before taking the drug in case you are nursing a baby.

Grifulin could affect your sperm count and even your sperm production. Before starting a this medication treatment you should ask for your doctor's opinion.

Grifulin intake guidelines

You must use Grifulin exactly how your physician described it to you. If you have any further questions about the treatment, you should discuss them with your doctor, a nurse or even a pharmacist.

Each dose you take of this medicine must be accompanied by with a glass of water. You may take Grifulin without eating first but the maximum effect is ensured if you combine the medicine with food.

During the treatment you must take Grifulin regularly. You shouldn't abandon treatment without first consulting with your doctor even if your symptoms have alleviated. You should make sure that you take the right dose of this drug. The product must be stored away from heat and moisture.

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Grifulin dosage

The proper Grifulin dosage should be prescribed by your doctor because the needed dosage may vary from one person to another due to a great variety of factors. You should not alter the dosage of this product that your physician has given you because this may alter the drug's effects and it also might lead to accidental overdose.

Grifulin overdose

Overdose of Grifulin may include the following symptoms:

vomiting

nausea

diarrhea

headache

confusion

numbness and tingling

If you happen to experience these symptoms you should seek medical attention immediately or get in touch with "poison control". You should also inform your doctor of this event.

Grifulin missed dose

You should not miss any of the prescribed doses of Grifulin. If you happen to miss one take the drug as soon as possible. Afterwards it is recommended that you should take the rest of the doses in equal time intervals until you can go back to your initial dosing programme.

Grifulin side effects

Treatment with Grifulin may result in the following unpleasant allergic reactions and side effects:

closing of your throat

difficulty in breathing

hives

the swelling of your lips, face or tongue

If you have at least one of these symptoms, stop the medication treatment and inform your physician.

Grifulin may also lead to some other less dangerous side effects which occur more often:

white patches throughout your mouth

nausea, diarrhea, vomiting

headache, tiredness and dizziness

confusion

insomnia

numbness or tingling of your feet or hands

period irregularities

If you have some of these symptoms, you can continue using the medicine but you should immediately inform your doctor.

Of course, there are some other side effects which can affect you while taking Grifulin. If you happen to experience anything unusual that might be caused by your the drug you should immediately inform your doctor.

Grifulin drug reactions

Grifulin can interact with the following drugs:

birth control pills

oral anticoagulants

salicylates

barbiturates

cyclosporine

This medication can interact with other drugs too, that is why it is best that your doctor should know if you are taking any other medications during your Grifulin treatment.

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Grifulin pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Grifulin available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Grifulin destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Grifulin Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Grifulin pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."GRISEOFULVIN TABLET [RISING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."GRISEOFULVIN, ULTRAMICROSIZE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "griseofulvin". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Grifulin?

Depending on the reaction of the Grifulin after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Grifulin not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Grifulin addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Grifulin, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Grifulin consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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