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User Reviews for Griseofulvin

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

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Dermatophytosis
9.0
   
2 reviews 12 medications
Tinea Cruris
8.0
   
2 reviews 114 medications
Tinea Barbae
5.0
   
1 review 9 medications
Tinea Capitis
4.5
   
2 reviews 14 medications
Tinea Corporis
4.3
   
3 reviews 117 medications
Onychomycosis, Toenail
4.0
   
3 reviews 21 medications
Summary of Griseofulvin reviews 5.6 13 reviews

Reviews for Griseofulvin

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For Tinea Capitis: "This was given to my 8 year old daughter, she started having trouble sleeping, would fall sleep and wake up within two hours at night, she suffered headaches and nausea, she was sick twice as soon as she swallowed the tablet on the fifth day, she felt tingling in her hands and feet throughout the days, she was advised to stop."

   
3.0

Kj (taken for less than 1 month) May 1, 2018

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Grisactin Ultra (griseofulvin) for Onychomycosis, Toenail: "Worst stomachache ache ! It's only been 4 days since I started taking this . Oh n I've had a bad headache since taking this ."

   
1.0

Yesi86 November 14, 2016

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For Tinea Corporis: "For ringworm. It tastes horrible - you are ruining my life"

   
6.0

DarleneF22 August 4, 2016

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For Tinea Corporis: "It got rid of my ringworm, but I was sick to my stomach the entire time I was on it. They say to take it with a high fat meal, and I did, but I became sick about an hour after taking it. My skin broke out in hives after being in the sun for a couple minutes, and this drug made my life hell for an entire month"

   
5.0

hurtlocker (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 26, 2016

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For Tinea Corporis: "I'm on day 2 and feel nauseated, bad headache, had a fever earlier is gone now after taking Excedrin. Will not continue to take. I DO NOT LIKE this medicine."

   
2.0

Missy9001 April 2, 2016

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Gris-PEG (griseofulvin) for Tinea Cruris: "Works for the first time . Don't work 2nd time you get it."

   
6.0

I.q August 29, 2015

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Gris-PEG (griseofulvin) for Onychomycosis, Toenail: "Just started this rx a few days ago. Worst diarrhea of my life. If it persists I going to.stop taking it."

Pat R. July 11, 2015

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Grifulvin V (griseofulvin) for Dermatophytosis: "It worked great but, a little slower than I wanted."

   
8.0

CPhT8176 June 22, 2015

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Gris-PEG (griseofulvin) for Dermatophytosis: "This medicine is a life saver. As soon as I start taking the medicine, I seen an immediate response. I love it."

   
10

Millimeika November 17, 2011

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Gris-PEG (griseofulvin) for Tinea Capitis: "Extreme insomnia when first starting it. Also, woken up by urge to have a bowel movement. Both seem to subside after body gets used to the medicine."

   
6.0

Anonymous August 4, 2010

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For Tinea Barbae: "After years of searching these posts for user reviews of treatments for Tinea Barbae, I have yet to find one. There HAS to be others like me out there. It is not easy having your face look this way. Let me start by saying that I have had this "condition" of what was most recently diagnosed as Tinea Barbae for YEARS. I am 23 now and can remember the origins of it in high school. My case has been treated as acne in a thousand different ways and only recently did my dermatologist do a fungal test that came out positive. I was originally prescribed a topical anti-fungal cream (Lamisil) and oral terbinafine for 2 weeks. No improvement. Went back, dermatologist, switched me to Griseofulvin for 4 weeks. I just completed week 2 yesterday (4/12) and have seen NO improvement."

   
5.0

collegekidinOhio April 13, 2010

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Gris-PEG (griseofulvin) for Onychomycosis, Toenail: "Very bad experience. Heart pounding immediately after ingestion, extreme sensitivity to light, swelling of face, gum, etc."

   
1.0

Bad Experience October 19, 2009

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Fulvicin U/F (griseofulvin) for Tinea Cruris: "I'm a retired land surveyor that worked for many years in Florida. I have been searching for this name of this medicine for years. My condition had returned after 30 years and I account that to the Michigan swamps 5 years ago. Well I'll say short of cutting off your lower torso, nothing works on this condition. Dermatologists, doctors and MD's all give the standard non hydro-creams and powders. They only head the danger times but do not cure. Vietnam Vet pharmacist help me out on Fulvicin. Now I must spell it for my Michigan Doctor. GOD bless those who served."

   
10

KEITH IN MICHIGAN August 22, 2009

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