GRISURE Tablet 10's

Fungal Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

GRISURE contains Griseofulvin which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fungal agents. It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair or nails and prevents them from growing on your skin. This medicine is usually preferred where other medicines is considered inappropriate or has failed. Griseofulvin belongs to anti-fungal which is used to stop the growth of fungi by preventing fungal cell division.

Do not drive or handle heavy machines if you experience drowsiness, dizziness, confusion or lack of coordination. Your physician will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age and body weight. Alcoholic drinks or anything containing alcohol, should be avoided while you are taking this medicine.

Take GRISURE exactly as instructed by your doctor. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have severe liver disease or heart problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women avoid taking this medicine as it may harm the baby, consult your doctor for advice. The common side effects are nausea, headache, diarrhoea, stomach upset.

USES OF GRISURE

  • Treats fungal infections of the skin, scalp, hair or nails

HOW GRISURE WORKS

Griseofulvin inhibits fungus cells from infecting new hair, skin or nails, which helps to get rid of the fungal infection. It exerts its antifungal effect by disrupting the cell division spindle apparatus of fungal cells, thus arresting cell division.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take GRISURE exactly as your doctor has told you. Swallow whole with plenty of water, and do not crush or chew.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GRISURE

SERIOUS

  • sore, painful, swollen skin, and joints, butterfly rash, severe skin reactions, including severe reddening of the skin, raised, itchy, painful skin rash
  • lower back pain, very pale urine, yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes

COMMON

  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • being or feeling sick
  • stomach discomfort

RARE

  • minor infections, sore throat, feeling tired and weak (low numbers of certain types of blood cells)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a cold or wet cloth for your forehead.  

Nausea:

Take normal regular meals and do not eat spicy foods.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.  

Stomach upset:

Place a warm bottle or heated bag on your abdomen and drink plenty of clear fluids and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

GRISURE is not recommended during pregnancy, as it may harm the baby. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

GRISURE is not recommended during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines if you experience drowsiness, dizziness, confusion or lack of co- ordination while taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Alcohol intake should be avoided while you are taking this GRISURE.

KIDNEY

There are limited studies available for GRISURE and dose may be adjusted if needed. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

GRISURE is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and regular monitoring of liver function test may be advised while the patient is taking this medicine. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Griseofulvin.

OTHERS

Tell your physician if you have or had,

  • porphyria
  • systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • ciclosporin (used after organ transplantation)
  • warfarin (treats blood clot)
  • methadone (used to treat addiction)
  • phenobarbital, primidone (used to treat convulsions)
  • phenyl butazone (relieves pain or inflammation)
  • doxecalciferol (vitamin D supplement)
  • oral contraceptives

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Griseofulvin
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-fungal agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats Fungal infections (Dermatophyte infections)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT GRISURE

Is GRISURE a steroid?

No, it is not a steroid, this medicine is used to treat a wide variety of infection-causing fungus.

Is GRISURE safe?

Yes, it is safe if used in the dose and frequency as directed by your physician.

Is GRISURE over-the-counter?

Yes, it may be available over-the-counter. Consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

1. Sheppard D, Lampiris HW. Antifungal Agents. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 842.

2. Bennett JE. Antifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 1585-1586.

3. GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited. December 17, 2009. [Revised on July 4, 2018] [Accessed on Sep 01, 2021] https://india-pharma.gsk.com/media/701186/grisovin-fp.pdf

4. Brown & Burk UK Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised March, 2012] [Accessed on Sep 01, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.10746.pdf

5. Drug bank. Griseofulvin. [Accessed on Sep 01, 2021] https://www.drugs.com/ppa/griseofulvin.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Culture Fungus

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    GRISEOFULVIN 500 MG
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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GRISURE Tablet 10's

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