antifungal agent


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Noun1.antifungal agent - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
Bordeaux mixture - antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime
Fulvicin, griseofulvin - a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
Clioquinol, iodochlorhydroxyquin - drug used to treat certain fungal infection (as athlete's foot)
itraconazole, Sporanox - an oral antifungal drug (trade name Sporanox) taken for cases of fungal nail disease
miconazole, Monistat - an antifungal agent usually administered in the form of a nitrate (trade name Monistat)
Mycostatin, Nystan, nystatin - an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes
Lamisil, terbinafine - an oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease
thiabendazole - an antifungal agent and anthelmintic
crystal violet, gentian violet - a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
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BIOPATCH[TM] antimicrobial dressing, from Johnson & Johnson Wound Management, is treated with chlorhexidine gluconate, a broad-spectrum antimicrobial and antifungal agent that is released for up to seven days.
His discoveries have led to the development of a new anti-inflammatory drug by Pharmacia and a unique antifungal agent for grain crop protection by Monsanto.
Even the KOH study can be misleading, however, if a patient recently self-administered a topical antifungal agent.
Terbinafine was also the only antifungal agent studied that had published 4-year follow-up data.
Another line of evidence centered on an experimental antifungal agent called leptomycin B.
But in 1992, doctors discovered that people with liver disease or who took ketoconazole, an antifungal agent, or erythromycin, an antibiotic, could suffer heart rhythm problems by taking Seldane.
47) and those who received antifungal agent based on the sensitivity report of the fungal culture (adjusted odds ratio:0.
The approval of the first topical antifungal for the treatment of this infection followed soon afterward; in 1999, the topical antifungal agent ciclopirox was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The main general conclusion from this study is that the effect of subinhibitory concentrations of antifungal agents on biofilm formation is dependent on the type of antifungal agent and fungal strain used.
Merck, a healthcare company, has received approval for its antifungal agent, NOXAFIL (posaconazole) injection (18mg/ mL), a new formulation of NOXAFIL for intravenous use, from the United States Food and Drug Administration, it was reported yesterday.
The effect of the antifungal agent depends on its concentration, susceptibility of the strain and the source of the mucosal surface.
Many biologists believe the toxicity of silver nanoparticles, the reason for their use as an antibacterial or antifungal agent, is due to their high surface area that makes them an efficient source of silver ions, he says, but "this creates the idea that there may be some sort of natural cycle returning some of the ions to nanoparticles.