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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strains in the current study inhibited by <1ug/ml of voriconazole which has also been reported in another study.2 The efficiency of itraconazole was good against C.
Dermatologists at Stanford (Calif.) University have led the way in exploring oral itraconazole as a treatment for BCC.
Medical treatment with azole medications is the standard of care; however, in severe or life-threatening cases, lipid amphotericin B is recommended as the initial treatment followed by itraconazole for at least 12 months [11].
Conclusion: Topical clotrimazole (1%) was found more effective than single dose of oral itraconazole in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor.
Aspergillus fumigatus is the most common species recovered from cases of IA (90% of IA cases involving the lungs).[sup][1],[2] Triazole antifungals, such as itraconazole, posaconazole, and voriconazole, are first-line drugs in prophylaxis and treatment of IA.[sup][3] However, during the past decades, a number of clinical failures of IA management due to triazole-resistant A.
Of these 16 cases, five occurred during current use of oral antifungal agents: two were using ketoconazole, two were using itraconazole, and one was using terbinafine.
Lo for her comments, and agree that pulse itraconazole is a reasonable option as well for onychomycosis treatment in children and adolescents.
Treatment was instituted by combining local and systemic antifungal therapy (Sharp and Sullivan, 1989) with Itraconazole @ 10mg/kg b.
The therapeutic modalities include itraconazole 200mg daily with or without flucytosine (30mg/kg QID); terbinafine 250mg daily and in extensive cases intravenous amphotericin B.
If you search in the US government's PubMed index of medical literature, you come across about 750 articles that reference itraconazole and cancer.