griseofulvin


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griseofulvin

[‚griz·ē·ō′fu̇l·vən]
(microbiology)
C17H17O6Cl A colorless, crystalline antifungal antibiotic produced by several species of Penicillium. Also known as curling factor.
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For the 12 months ended 30 June 2012, the US market sales for Griseofulvin tablets, an antifungal antibiotic that fights infections caused by fungus, were about USD13m, according to IMS Health data.
Absorption of griseofulvin is increased by "microsizing" or reducing the particle size of the medication.
A double-blind study of itraconazole versus griseofulvin in patients with tinea pedis and tinea manus.
Unlike such drugs as griseofulvin or ketoconazole, which had to be taken several times daily for a year or more, the new agents can clear up an infection in a few months.
Halder, is an oral antifungal agent griseofulvin (brand names: Gris-Peg, Grisactin, Fulvicin P/G).
After initial teething troubles, the commercial production of griseofulvin was successfully established.
Griseofulvin, an antifungal medication, is usually prescribed for the underlying fungal infection.
Medicaid often will deny this treatment, but if I state that the cure rate is much better and has a decreased recurrence rate, compared with griseofulvin and its lab tests and lengthy, often not complied with, regimen, it will sometimes go through.
Systemic administration of griseofulvin provided the first effective oral therapy for tinea capitis, and resistance to the medication has remained minimal.
8 Terbinafine and griseofulvin are not considered to be effective for the treatment of candidal infections and are not licensed for this indication.