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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Gris Peg (Overview)

Gris-Peg is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
19 doctors shared insights

Gris Peg (Overview)

Gris-Peg is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Experience with gris-peg?

Experience with gris-peg?

Poor: Hello: gris-peg has fallen out of favor for many good reasons in that we have no good clinical trails that prove this medication can achieve a cure to onychomychosis (nail fungus). If you are receiving this medication, discuss with your doctor alternatives that have a higher level of cure rates such as lamisil (terbinafine). Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more

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To treat nail infection, my doctor says to mix gris-peg & some tincture. Has this worked before?

To treat nail infection, my doctor says to mix gris-peg & some tincture. Has this worked before?

Maybe: Complete resolution of fungal toe nail infections is very difficult. There certainly is no treatment that is 100% guaranteed. Topical treatments are less effective than oral medications. The most promising new approach that has been cleared by the fda is the laser. Complete surgical removal of a very deformed, painful nail is another option. ...Read more

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How long does it take for side effects to kick in from gris-peg?

How long does it take for side effects to kick in from gris-peg?

Depends: Hello: your doctor must monitor your labs values to determine if there is an issue with your liver enzymes and if in fact you are having a true complication from the medicine. Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more

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How long does gris peg (griseofulvin) 200 take leave your system?

How long does gris peg (griseofulvin) 200 take leave your system?

A day or two: Gris peg (griseofulvin) is Griseofulvin and it has a half life of 9 to 20 hours. Depending on how fast or slow you metabolize the drug could last for 4 or 5 days in your system after a dose, but 1 or 2 for most people. ...Read more

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Experience with gris-peg?

Poor: Hello: gris-peg has fallen out of favor for many good reasons in that we have no good clinical trails that prove this medication can achieve a cure to onychomychosis (nail fungus). If you are receiving this medication, discuss with your doctor alternatives that have a higher level of cure rates such as lamisil (terbinafine). Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more

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What side effect can you get from taking gris-peg?

What side effect can you get from taking gris-peg?

Gris peg (griseofulvin) side effect: Common side effects are mild.Diarrhea, dizziness, headache, nausea, stomach upset, tiredness and vomiting serious side effect when you need to seek medical attention right away.Severe allergic reaction, like rash hives, itching, difficulty in breathing, tightness in chest, swelling of face or mouth, face, lips or tongue, butterfly shaped rash on face, confusion, fever and chills, red swollen blisters, dark urine. ...Read more

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How long does it take for side effects to kick in from gris-peg?

Depends: Hello: your doctor must monitor your labs values to determine if there is an issue with your liver enzymes and if in fact you are having a true complication from the medicine. Best regards: mark reed, dpm www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more

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How long does gris peg (griseofulvin) 200 take leave your system?

A day or two: Gris peg (griseofulvin) is Griseofulvin and it has a half life of 9 to 20 hours. Depending on how fast or slow you metabolize the drug could last for 4 or 5 days in your system after a dose, but 1 or 2 for most people. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gris Peg (griseofulvin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Gris Peg (griseofulvin) allergy?

Gris Peg allergy: Gris Peg (griseofulvin) is a systemic antifungal medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference.medscape.com/drug/grifulvin-v-gris-peg-griseofulvin-342590 ...Read more

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To treat nail infection, my doctor says to mix gris-peg & some tincture. Has this worked before?

Maybe: Complete resolution of fungal toe nail infections is very difficult. There certainly is no treatment that is 100% guaranteed. Topical treatments are less effective than oral medications. The most promising new approach that has been cleared by the fda is the laser. Complete surgical removal of a very deformed, painful nail is another option. ...Read more

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Have been taking Gris peg (griseofulvin) just for dark small toenail on left foot since Sept.Haven't seen progress.Is it an actual infection?Rest of toe nails are ok

Have been taking Gris peg (griseofulvin) just for dark small toenail on left foot since Sept.Haven't seen progress.Is it an actual infection?Rest of toe nails are ok

Gris peg (griseofulvin): It is possible to have just one toe affected. It is also possible that what is is infecting your nail does not respond to gris peg (griseofulvin). Without seeing your nail it is impossible to comment intelligently . See you podiatrist for assistance . ...Read more

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Went for follow up.Doc says the peelings aren't tinea pedis.Still prescribed Clotrimazole and Gris peg (griseofulvin) for left foot and small toe nail.Is this right?

Went for follow up.Doc says the peelings aren't tinea pedis.Still prescribed Clotrimazole and Gris peg (griseofulvin) for left foot and small toe nail.Is this right?

Wrong Medication: If your not responding to this combination of drugs and your doctor says you do not have Tinea, perhaps a switch to just a strong corticosteroid cream alone may be a viable alternative. If that fails your doctor should have the tissue analyses for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is griseofulvin and why is it used?

What is griseofulvin and why is it used?

Antifungal: Griseofulvin is an antifungal medication. Griseofulvin is used to treat skin infections such as jock itch, athlete's foot, and ringworm; and fungal infections of the scalp, fingernails, and toenails. ...Read more

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How much griseofulvin is used anymore?

How much griseofulvin is used anymore?

Griseofulvin: It is reserved for nail, hair or large body surface involvement with dermatophytosis. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Tanz
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Griseofulvin (Definition)

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