- What is griseofulvin-oral tablet, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for griseofulvin-oral tablet?
- Is griseofulvin-oral tablet available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for griseofulvin-oral tablet?
- What are the side effects of griseofulvin-oral tablet?
- What is the dosage for griseofulvin-oral tablet?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with griseofulvin-oral tablet?
- Is griseofulvin-oral tablet safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about griseofulvin-oral tablet?
Is griseofulvin-oral tablet safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Griseofulvin is known to cause birth defects and should be avoided during pregnancy. Women of child bearing potential must use appropriate forms of contraception (birth control) during treatment and for one month after completing griseofulvin therapy. Men are advised to wait six months after completing griseofulvin therapy before attempting to father a child.
It is not known whether griseofulvin is excreted into human milk. Due to the lack of conclusive safety data, the manufacturer recommends against the use of griseofulvin in nursing mothers.
What else should I know about griseofulvin-oral tablet?
What preparations of griseofulvin-oral tablet are available?
- Oral suspension (microsize): 125 mg/5ml
- Microsize: Oral tablets: 250 mg, 500 mg
- Ultramicrosize oral tablets: 125 mg, 250 mg,
How should I keep griseofulvin-oral tablet stored?
Griseofulvin should be stored at room temperature, between 15 C and 30 C (59 F and 86 F).
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information
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