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Gris Peg

Gris-PEG®
(griseofulvin ultramicrosize) Tablets, USP 125 mg; 250 mg

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Gris-PEG®Tablets contain ultramicrosize crystals of griseofulvin, an antibiotic derived froma species of Penicillium.

Each Gris-PEG tablet contains:

Active Ingredient: griseofulvin ultramicrosize .... 125 mg

Inactive Ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, lactose, magnesiumstearate, methylcellulose, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol 400 and 8000, polyvinylpyrrolidone, and titaniumdioxide.

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Active Ingredient: griseofulvin ultramicrosize .... 250 mg

Inactive Ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesiumstearate, methylcellulose, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol 400 and 8000, povidone, sodiumlauryl sulfate, and titaniumdioxide.

What are the possible side effects of griseofulvin (Fulvicin P/G, Fulvicin U/F, Grifulvin V, Gris-PEG)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever, chills, flu symptoms;
  • white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
  • confusion, trouble with daily activities;
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
  • severe skin...

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What are the precautions when taking griseofulvin (Gris Peg)?

Before taking griseofulvin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a certain blood disorder (porphyria), severe liver disease (liver failure).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: lupus.

This drug may make you dizzy or less alert. Do not engage in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery until you know how this drug affects you and that you...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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