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What are the side effects of Grifulvin V (griseofulvin)?

Common side effects of Grifulvin V (griseofulvin) include: difficulty sleeping, exhaustion, dizziness, headaches, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. In rare cases, Grifulvin V may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat and hives. If you develop these symptoms, call 911 for emergency medical help. Grifulvin V may also cause new oral or vaginal fungal infections, especially if used for a prolonged period of time. Talk to your doctor if you develop unusual vaginal discharge or white patches in your mouth. Other serious side effects may include: skin rash, joint or muscle pain, confusion or other mental changes and hearing changes. Additional side effects are possible, so talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop while you are taking this medication.

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