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Griseofulvin

Introduction

Name

  • Griseofulvin.

Class of drug

  • Antifungal agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Griseofulvin is active againstTrichophytonspp   Trichophyton spp  ,Microsporumspp , andEpidermophytonspp .

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Warfarin-class anticoagulants
  • Griseofulvin may decrease their activity.

Barbiturates

  • May accelerate the metabolism of griseofulvin.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 9052 1452 8.

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