"Griseofulvin": instructions for use

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The drug "Griseofulvin" is an oxygen-containing antifungal antibiotic, the main purpose of which is the therapy of fungal skin lesions.

Therapeutic effect of the drug "Griseofulvin"

griseofulvin instruction

The instruction indicates that the tool hasfungistatic effect, showing activity against fungi containing chitin: microsporum, trichophyton, epidermophyton. Accumulating in the cells of hair, nails and skin, the drug replaces the affected tissue with healthy ones. The drug has no effect on yeast-like fungi, actinomycetes, aspergillas and penicillas. The medicine is produced in the form of tablets, bitter in taste, and ointments in jars and tubes.

Indications for the use of "Griseofulvin"

The instruction explains that the drug is effective fortreatment of nail fungus, scalp and skin. The medicine is prescribed for inguinal and other epidermophytosis, dermatomycosis (in particular mustache and beard), trichophytosis, onychomycosis, fungal infections, favus.

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Contraindications of the medicine "Griseofulvin"

The instruction says that it is forbidden to takemedicine for malignant neoplasms, circulatory disorders of the brain, leukopenia, porphyria, systemic blood diseases, liver failure, hypersensitivity to components. It is inadmissible to use the drug with lupus-like syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus, after a stroke, children under two years pregnant and lactating.

"Griseofulvin": instructions for use

The peculiarity of the drug lies in itsexposure to fungi for oral use. Tablets are used singly or divided into several doses. It is recommended to take medication while eating, while taking a spoonful of vegetable oil. In microspores, children are given a medication taking into account their weight, adults should take 8 tablets a day. In the case of phavus, trichophytosis, onychomycosis, up to 50 kg of patients are recommended to take 5 tablets, people with a greater weight for every ten kilograms of weight are added one pill each. The course of treatment is long, at least eight months. Ointment is used externally, applying a thin layer on the skin, daily intake should not be more than 20 grams.

griseofulvin instructions for use

The drug is used with onychomycosis daily infor two weeks, after that the nail is treated in a day, until it grows healthy. With microsporia, the head is spread over a month, with skin dermatosis - at least two weeks.

Side effects of the "Griseofulvin"

The instruction explains that when usinga headache, a disorientation, dizziness. In rare situations, there is eosinophilia, leukopenia, urticaria, skin rash, indigestion. The drug reduces the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptive drugs. With the simultaneous use of primidon or barbiturates, the antifungal action of the drug may weaken.

The cost of the preparation "Griseofulvin" (tablets)

The price of the medicine is approximately 200 rubles.

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