Grisoral 250 MG Tablet is an antifungal medication used to cure fungal infections of the hair, skin and nails. The oral tablet is available both as a generic and brand name medication in all pharmacies. The liquid suspension however, is only available as a generic drug. And the brand name Gris-PEG comes in both liquid and tablet form. Grisoral 250 MG Tablet works by not only preventing the fungal infection from spreading to new cells but also arrests the infection causing fungus from multiplying.
The common side effects that come with taking this drug include skin rashes, nausea, heartburn, diarrhea, dizziness, clouded thoughts, headache, signs of insomnia and numbness in various parts of the body. If these effects keep on persisting with no signs of leaving, then seek help from your doctor immediately. This drug can cause serious effects which can prove to be fatal in the long run. These serious reactions comprise of swelling, fever, blisters, marked decrease in appetite, joint pain and constant feelings of fatigue. Should such an instance occur seek help immediately. Certain conditions under which it is advised that you should refrain from taking this drug are:
The recommended dose for adults ranges between 500-1000 mg every day. Children are prescribed a low-power dose of about 125 mg depending on the height, weight and overall health. Make sure to take this drug only after you have had some food whether it is your full-fledged meal or a light snack. Food substance in your stomach helps to absorb this drug better. In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you recall it. If it is too late and already time for your next dose, do not overdose, skip the previous missed one entirely. In case of an instance of drug overdose contact your physician right away.
Ringworm of the scalp usually affects children. This is a common type of a fungal infection of the scalp and has nothing to do with the worms as the name suggests. This is treated with antifungal medications and though the antifungal shampo-is not to-effective, it might be advised along with medication.
Causes of scalp ringworm:
Symptoms of scalp ringworm:
Treatment of scalp ringworm:
The treatment of the fungal infection of the scalp involves the following: