Griseofulvin for Ringworm of the Scalp or Beard
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You take griseofulvin as a pill (orally). It is available in liquid form for children.
Depending on how severe the infection is, you may take griseofulvin once or twice a day for as few as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 21, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Alexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology