Study refutes 'conventional' dose griseofulvin in tinea capitis Tx

May 1, 2001

Lubbock, Texas - Results of a retrospective study evaluating recurrence rates following successful griseofulvin treatment for tinea capitis confirm what most dermatologists knew from their clinical experience - that the dose of griseofulvin used to treat this fungal infection should be at least 20 mg/kg/day.