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Griseofulvin

Also known as Gris-Peg, Grifulvin V, Fulvicin-U-F, Fulvicin P/G, Grisactin 250, Grisactin 500, Grisactin Ultra, Griseofulicin, and Griseofulvic

Griseofulvin (marketed under the proprietary name Grifulvin V by Orthoneutrogena Labs, according to FDA orange book) is an antifungal drug that is administered orally. It is used both in animals and in humans, to treat fungal infections of the skin (commonly known as ringworm) and nails. It is produced by culture of some strains of the mold Penicillium griseofulvum, from which it was isolated in 1939.

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Estimated Total Cost: $132.52 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed griseofulvin to treat fungal infection of the skin, skin rash, irregular appearing scalp, and too little hair.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take griseofulvin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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