how long does grifulvin take to get rid or ringworm
Griseofulvin therapy must be continued until the infecting organism is completely eradicated as indicated by appropriate clinical or laboratory examination. Generally, at least 4 to 6 weeks of treatment is required for tinea capitis; 2 to 4 weeks for tinea barbae, tinea corporis, and tinea cruris; 4 to 8 weeks for tinea pedis; 4 months for onychomycosis of the fingernail; and 6 months for onychomycosis of the toenail.
Griseofulvin should be administered with a fatty meal (e.g., peanut butter or ice cream) to enhance absorption.
The dosage details are in the link below.
- Grifulvin V Information for Consumers
- Grifulvin V Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Grifulvin V (detailed)
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