Griseofulvin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Griseofulvin?

(gri see oh FUL vin)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat a variety of yeast infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred vision, or a change in thinking clearly....

 
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