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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fluconazole and voriconazole and ketoconazole representing the azoles, and amphotericin B from the polyene.
Health care professionals should use ketoconazole tablets only to treat serious fungal infections when no other antifungal therapies are available," according to the FDA.
Ketoconazole preparations in the form of oral and topical administration yielded good results in treating otitis.
parapsilosis isolate was resistant to ketoconazole and amphotericin B and sensitive to the rest of the azoles.
Patients with recurrent tinea versicolor can try preventive therapy with ketoconazole shampoo, zinc pyrithione shampoo, or selenium sulfide lotion or shampoo one to four times per month.
Our patient responded well to ketoconazole cream 2% applied twice daily to the face and other areas without hair and ketoconazole 2% shampoo twice weekly.
Conclusion Ketoconazole soap is at best an adjunct in the treatment of TV.
The patient continued to take ketoconazole when her liver function was normalized.
Detailed information on Ketoconazole including product description, safety and efficacy profiles as well as a SWOT analysis.
Patients received only sirolimus, sirolimus plus ketoconazole, or sirolimus plus grapefruit juice.
But patients that were taking ketoconazole in conjunction with sirolimus only needed 16 mg of sirolimus to maintain optimal levels of the anti-cancer drug in their blood.