GRISODAC 500mg Tablet 10's

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INTRODUCTION

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET contains Griseofulvin, which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-fungal drugs. It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair, groin, feet, or nails where topical therapy is not suitable or has failed to treat the condition.

Avoid drinking alcohol while receiving GRISODAC 500MG TABLET treatment. Before taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have skin, liver, or kidney problems or porphyria (which results from an increase in certain chemicals related to red blood cell proteins).

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women; therefore, consult your doctor before taking it. The most common side effects of taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET are headache, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, or stomach discomfort. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF GRISODAC 500MG TABLET

  • Treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair, groin, feet, and nails

HOW GRISODAC 500MG TABLET WORKS

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET inhibits the growth of fungi by binding to a part of the fungus causing the infection in the body. This stops the fungus from multiplying. It also prevents fungus from spreading to new cells. These actions cause the fungal infection to shed completely.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GRISODAC 500MG TABLET

COMMON

  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach discomfort

UNCOMMON

  • absence of coordination, confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, sleeplessness, irritability, tingling and numbness in fingers and toes
  • lack of appetite, changes in taste sensation
  • blistering and peeling of the skin, lumpy skin (with or without an oozing liquid), redness and burning of the skin

RARE

  • decrease in certain types of blood cells (increased minor infections, sore throat, tiredness, weakness)
  • painful, swollen skin, and joints, butterfly rash, severe skin reactions (red, raised, itchy and painful skin rash)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Get plenty of fresh air. Have ginger or peppermint tea. Eat foods having ginger (Ex. ginger biscuits). Eat smaller meals more frequently and slowly. Avoid strong-smelling, hot, fried or greasy food. Avoid large drinks with meals. Do not lie down immediately after eating. Avoid wearing clothes that are tight around your waist or tummy.

Vomiting:

Get adequate rest. Drink sufficient fluids to keep yourself hydrated. Have small sips if you feel sick. Eat little when you feel hungry. Do not take any medicine for vomiting without asking your doctor.

Headache:

Drink an ample amount of water. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress-free. Ask your doctor before taking any medicine for headaches. Consult your doctor if your symptom gets worse or persist.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. Consult your doctor if your symptom gets worse or persist.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to have smaller meals more frequently. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

Do not take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET if you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant. Consult your doctor immediately if you are taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET and you get pregnant.

BREASTFEEDING

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines after taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, and lack of coordination.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET as it may make alcohol affect you more (nausea, vomiting, blush, irregular heartbeat, chest pain or abdominal pain).

LIVER

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. It should be used with caution if you have liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET if you are allergic to Griseofulvin.

OTHERS

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have a rare disease called porphyria
  • have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (a rare painful skin and tissue disease)

Before taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • are a man, planning for baby
  • feel that your skin is getting easily affected due to sunlight or ultraviolet (UV) light

Use in pediatrics:

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET might need some dose adjustments in children. Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • ciclosporin (used after organ transplantation to prevent organ rejection)
  • medicines used to thin your blood (Ex. warfarin, clopidogrel)
  • methadone (used to treat addiction or pain)
  • oral contraceptives (Ex. Ethinyl estradiol, norethindrone)
  • medicines used to treat fits (Ex. phenobarbital, primidone)
  • phenyl butazone (used to treat pain or inflammation)
  • doxecalciferol (a vitamin D supplement)
  • medicines for sedation, or relief of anxiety (Ex. alprazolam, diazepam)
  • medicines used to treat infections (Ex. penicillin, cephalosporins)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of GRISODAC 500MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Griseofulvin
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-fungal drugs
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infection      
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep GRISODAC 500MG TABLET out of reach from children
  • Do not store above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT GRISODAC 500MG TABLET

Can I take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET while planning for pregnancy?

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may harm your baby. So, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant before taking it. For males, you should not father a child while taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET and for six months after you have stopped taking it, as it may damage your sperm. You and your partner should use contraceptives to prevent pregnancy during this period.

Can GRISODAC 500MG TABLET treat ringworm?

Yes. GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is used to treat a fungal infection called ringworm. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight, and disease condition.

Can I stop taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET?

Do not stop taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. You must continue taking it, even if your infections get better. You should continue taking it for at least two weeks after the infection has cleared up. If you stop early, you have a high chance of getting affected again. If you have any doubts regarding GRISODAC 500MG TABLET, consult your doctor.

Can GRISODAC 500MG TABLET cause a photosensitivity reaction?

Yes. Your skin becomes more sensitive to sunlight or ultraviolet (UV) light when taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET. Avoid going to places with strong sunlight or artificial UV light, such as sunbeds. While going out, protect your skin by applying sunscreen protection cream with the approval of your doctor, which helps to prevent sunburn allergy reactions. Inform your doctor if you have a previous history of skin problems before taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET.

What is GRISODAC 500MG TABLET used for?

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET contains griseofulvin, which belongs to the group of medicines called anti-fungal drugs. It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair, hip, feet (athlete’s foot), and nails (ringworm) where topical therapy is not suitable or has failed to treat the infection.

Is GRISODAC 500MG TABLET an antibiotic or antifungal?

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET contains griseofulvin, which belongs to the group of medicines called anti-fungals. GRISODAC 500MG TABLET inhibits the growth of fungi by binding to a part of the fungus causing the infection in the body. This stops the fungus from multiplying. It also prevents fungi from spreading to new cells. These actions cause the fungal infection to shed completely.

Is GRISODAC 500MG TABLET a steroid?

No, GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is not a steroid; it’s an antifungal involved in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair, hip, feet (athlete’s foot), and nails (ringworm), where topical therapy is not suitable or has failed to treat the condition.

Is GRISODAC 500MG TABLET safe?

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is safe to use under a doctor’s supervision. GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is approved for the treatment of fungal infections in both adults and children. There are many experimental studies supporting its use regarding safety and effectiveness.

Why is GRISODAC 500MG TABLET taken with a high-fat meal?

GRISODAC 500MG TABLET is better absorbed when taken together with high-fat meals such as cheese, avocados, yoghurt, and whole milk. It helps to clear the infection effectively by helping the body absorb the medication better and lessening the possibility of stomach problems.

Can I take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET along with alcohol?

Alcoholic drinks and anything containing alcohol should be avoided while you are taking GRISODAC 500MG TABLET. Alcohol reacts with GBNKEYWORD, causing unwanted reactions like nausea, vomiting, blushing, an irregular heartbeat, chest pain, and abdominal pain.

Can GRISODAC 500MG TABLET cause liver damage?

Yes, in rare conditions GRISODAC 500MG TABLET may affect the liver, and it is characterised by signs and symptoms such as lower back pain, pale urine, and yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice). Your doctor will assess any abnormalities in the liver through liver function tests during treatment with GRISODAC 500MG TABLET.

Can GRISODAC 500MG TABLET treat a yeast infection?

No, it is not intended to treat yeast infections. It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair, hip, feet (athlete’s foot), and nails (ringworm) where topical therapy is not suitable or has failed to treat the condition. Kindly consult your doctor before using it.

What should I do if I forget to take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET?

You should take GRISODAC 500MG TABLET immediately when you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dose schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for your missed dose.

REFERENCES

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