antifungal agent

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antifungal agent

[‚an·tē′fəŋ·gəl ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A chemical compound that either destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
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While few manufacturers have expressed interest in production of low-cost generic flucytosine, local distributors have expressed willingness to negotiate with manufacturers of FDA-approved flucytosine and apply for fast-track updated registration of the drug.
The company added Flucytosine is used in the treatment of serious infections and Chloroquine Phosphate is used to treat and prevent malaria infections.
Cryptococcus neoformans-Cryptococcus gattii species complex: an international study of wild-type susceptibility endpoint distributions and epidemiological cutoff values for amphotericin B and flucytosine. Antimicrob Agents Chemother.
albicans isolates were susceptible to amphotericin B, nystatine and fluconazole, 2(50%) to flucytosine and ketoconazole, and 1(25%) to miconazole.
Repurposing the antimycotic drug flucytosine for suppression of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenicity.
(4) The Candida Species sensitivity was observed with Voriconazole, Flucytosine Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, Micafungin and Caspofungin.
He was referred to GFJH in March 2006 on diagnosis of cryptococcal meningitis, and treated with a 2-week course of amphotericin-B and flucytosine, followed by maintenance fluconazole.
We commonly use inferior treatments owing to cost constraints; just one example is the use of amphoteracin B monotherapy to treat cryptococcal meningitis rather than the superior but more expensive combination of liposomal amphoteracin B and flucytosine. Activists will argue that we should continue to lobby for increases in funding and reductions in drug cost.
A 6-week course of amphotericin B and flucytosine was initiated, and HIV retesting remained negative.
(31) Nystatin and flucytosine (Ancoban) for 7 to 14 days are other alternatives (SOR: C).
And women whose symptoms are caused by the nonalbicans strain Candida glabrata will probably respond to vaginal boric acid and/or flucytosine, said Dr.