Disease Information for Griseofulvin (Fulvicin/Grisactin) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Breast Swelling Bilateral
Cold urticaria
Rash
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Warfarin Insensitivity Tolerance
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
PT -Prothrombin time (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ANA, homogenous/serum (Lab)
Lymphocytes (Lab)
Monocytes (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Photosensitivity rash
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Fetal anomaly
Gynecomastia
Lymphocytosis
Photosensitivity dermatitis
Phototoxicity
Porphyria, attack, acute intermittant
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antifungal/systemic antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Oral contraceptive effect weakened
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Griseofulvin, Griseofulvin (product), Griseofulvin (substance), GRISEOFULVIN PREPARATION, Spiro(benzofuran 2(3H) 1' (2)cyclohexene) 3 4' dione 7 chloro 2' 4 6 trimethoxy 6' methyl (1'S trans), Brand name/Fulvicin (Griseofulvin), Brand name/Grifulvin (Griseofulvin), Brand name/Grisactin (Griseofulvin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Dose Usually prolonged treatment course
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Antifungal antibiotic systemic drug; parenteral preparation

and oral preparation available

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Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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