Infectious Disease Compendium

Griseofulvin

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 500, 750, or 1000 mg daily for the microcrystalline drug.

CrCl 80-50:

CrCl 50-10:

CrCl < 10:

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, paresthesia of the hand and feet (rare), photosensitivity, rash, urticaria.

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Second line for ringworm (Trichophyton/Tinea).

Use for

Don't use for