antifungal agent

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antifungal agent

[‚an·tē′fəŋ·gəl ‚ā·jənt]
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A chemical compound that either destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
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In this case, a combination of fluconazole and terbinafine was used for treatment, which was later changed to fluconazole and flucytosine, as well as intraocular amphotericin B.
Flucytosine has in vitro activity against many isolates of Candida species, but it is not commonly used because of drug toxicities as well as the frequent development of resistance when used as a single agent.
Access to flucytosine is limited because this agent is not registered in SA and only available on a compassionate basis.
Comparison of the early fungicidal activity of high-dose fluconazole, voriconazole, and flucytosine as second-line drugs given in combination with amphotericin B for the treatment of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis.
The medical management includes draining to alleviate the intracranial hypertension, also antifungals like amphotericin, flucytosine and fluconazole for an extended period.
A comparison of amphotericin B alone and combined with flucytosine in the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis.
Interactions of Posaconazole and Flucytosine against Cryptococcus neoformans Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2001; 45: 1355-1359.
Pharmaceutical intermediates company Aceto Corporation (Nasdaq:ACET) stated on Monday that it has introduced the 250 mg and 500 mg strengths of Flucytosine Capsules as well as the 500 mg strength of Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets.
Audience members questioned whether flucytosine (Ancobon), a synthetic antimycotic, can be employed.
Antifungal susceptibility against amphotericin B, fluconazole, flucytosine and voriconazole was also performed by the Vitek 2 system using AST- Yst cards (11).
She was treated with pentamidine, sulfadiazine, flucytosine, fluconazole, and azithromycin.
63) "Drugs for systemic antifungal treatments include amphotercin B, various azole derivatives, and flucytosine.