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Microfulvin 250mg Tablet

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Microfulvin 250 MG Description

Microfulvin Tablet is an anti-fungal medicine. It is used for the treatment of fungal infection of the skin, hair, scalp and nails. This medicine acts by inhibiting the growth of the infection-causing...
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ContainsGriseofulvin(250.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infection
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, stomach discomfort
ClassificationANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Microfulvin 250 MG

Microfulvin Tablet is used to treat fungal infections of skin, hair, scalp and nails caused by various infection-causing fungi.

Contraindications of Microfulvin 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to grisofulvin or any other ingredient of Microfulvin Tablet.
  • If you have any known blood-related disorder such as porphyria.
  • If you have any liver disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have an autoimmune disorder of tissues known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Side effects of Microfulvin 250 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach discomfort

Precautions and Warnings of Microfulvin 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Microfulvin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Microfulvin Tablets during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Avoid planning pregnancy if you have taken this medicine in the last 1 month or your partner had it within the last 6 months. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Microfulvin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Microfulvin on breastfeeding or breast milk. Thus, it is advised to avoid taking this Tablet if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed a Microfulvin Tablet?
A:
If you experience drowsiness after taking this Microfulvin, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with a Microfulvin Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol along with this medicine as it may increase the effect of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on diet, as this medicine should be taken with high-fat meals.
  • You have known liver disease.
  • You have any known medical conditions such as SLE.
  • You have any blood-related disorder.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight light for a longer duration.
  • Maintain personal hygiene while on this medicine.

Mode of Action of Microfulvin 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Grisofulvin acts by inhibiting the multiplication of the fungi, thus inhibits the growth of fungi cells and further spread of infection.

Directions for Use of Microfulvin 250 MG

  • You should take this Tablet as advised by your doctor.
  • Swallow Microfulvin as a whole with a glass of water. Take this Tablet with meals for better results.

Interactions of Microfulvin 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Microfulvin works, or Microfulvin Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking oral contraceptive medicines, blood thinners, immunomodulatory medicines or medicines for the brain-related disorder.

Interactions with food items

High-fat meals increase the effectiveness of Microfulvin.

Storage and disposal of Microfulvin 250 MG

  • Store Microfulvin Tablet at or below 25°C.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Microfulvin 250 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Microfulvin Tablet if my condition has improved?

A: No, you should not stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor. Always complete the course of treatment with this medicine, as incomplete treatment may result in treatment failure and increase the risk of re-infection.

Q: My partner had a fungal infection recently and was prescribed Microfulvin Tablet, can we plan pregnancy now?

  • Male partners are advised to avoid planning a child while on this medicine. You can plan pregnancy only after 6 months of completing the treatment.
  • If you are a female, you should refrain for at least 1 month after taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
MICROFULVIN
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 08:18 PM (IST)

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