Fungal infections:

Indications for Griseofulvin:

Ringworm infections of the skin, hair, and nails.

Adult Dosage:

500mg daily; max 1g daily.

Children Dosage:

30–50lbs: 125–250mg daily. Over 50lbs: 250–500mg daily.

Griseofulvin Contraindications:

Porphyria. Hepatocellular failure. Pregnancy.

Griseofulvin Warnings/Precautions:

Continue therapy until infection is eradicated. Periodic monitoring of renal, hepatic, and hematopoietic functions. Discontinue if granulocytopenia occurs. Penicillin sensitivity. Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV light. Nursing mothers.

Griseofulvin Interactions:

Antagonizes oral contraceptives, oral anticoagulants. Antagonized by barbiturates.

Adverse Reactions:

Oral thrush, GI distress, dizziness, confusion, peripheral neuritis, photosensitivity, granulocytopenia, leukopenia, proteinuria, lupus-like syndrome.

How Supplied:

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