What is Griseofulvin?

Griseofulvin is an antifungal drug that is administered orally. It is used both in animals and in humans, to treat fungal infections of the skin (commonly known as ringworm) and nails. It is produced by culture of some strains of the mold Penicillium griseofulvum.

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is there any synergy in using miconazole cream and oral griseofulvin to treat jock's itch? I have been using these 2 medicines for the last 5 weeks...

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hii.welcome to healthcare have ringworm opinion is that,
1.dont squeeze or scratch the lesions.
2.maintain good hygiene....

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i took griseofulvin and ten days in i felt pains could this have caused it. im 28 have always been in good health and my bloodwork normal except i...

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Thanks for your query.

Yes, Griseofulvin do sometimes present with muscle and joint pains as a side effect.

Since the half life of the...

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I am trying to find the medicine griseofulvin micro. It is for athletes feet and I am having trouble finding it. I was also reading on the website...

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Amoxicillin is a form of penicillin. If you have an allergic reaction to amoxicillin, you should not be taking any form of penicillin. Allergic...

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