griseofulvin


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gris·e·o·ful·vin

 (grĭz′ē-ə-fŭl′vĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C17H17ClO6, administered orally for the treatment of ringworm and other fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails.

[New Latin (Pēnīcillium) grīseofulvum, species of penicillium (Medieval Latin grīseus, griseous; see griseous + Latin fulvum, neuter of fulvus, tawny; see ghel- in Indo-European roots) + -in.]

griseofulvin

(ˌɡrɪzɪəʊˈfʊlvɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic used to treat fungal infections
[C20: from New Latin, from Penicillium griseofulvum dierckx (fungus from which it was isolated), from Medieval Latin griseus grey + Latin fulvus reddish yellow]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.griseofulvin - a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
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griseofulvin

n griseofulvina
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Sistemik tedavi secenekleri, Griseofulvin 10-20 mg/kg/gun 2-4 hafta sureyle onerilir.
Ortho Dermatological announced a nationwide voluntary recall of glass bottles containing griseofulvin oral suspension.
Once confirmed you have two options - to use an anti-fungal nail lacquer (Loceryl) twice a week, or to take a course of daily anti-fungal tablets (such as griseofulvin or itraconazole).
Unlike such drugs as griseofulvin or ketoconazole, which had to be taken several times daily for a year or more, the new agents can clear up an infection in a few months.
Various antibiotics such as the fungistatic griseofulvin can also have cytostatic effects on plants, but these, too, are coupled with varying levels of toxicity (Schaffner, 1979; Berdy, 1980; Lo Schiavo et al.
Among the drugs that may have this effect are penicillin, an antifungal medication called griseofulvin (Fulvicin, Grifulvin), the cholesterol-lowering drug cholestyramine (Questran), and medications used in chemotherapy for cancer.
After initial teething troubles, the commercial production of griseofulvin was successfully established.
Griseofulvin, an antifungal medication, is usually prescribed for the underlying fungal infection.
the world's largest independent pharmaceutical company specializing in dermatology, today announced it has received FDA approval for Griseofulvin Oral Suspension, USP 125 mg/5 mL.
Six known compounds, cytochalasin J, dechlorogriseofulvin, demethylharzianic-acid, griseofulvin, harzianic acid and 2-hexylidene-3-methyl-succinic acid were identified from a rapid dereplication technique for fungal metabolites using an in-house UV library.
Tedavi secenekleri arasinda topikal ve sistemik kortikosteroidler, takrolimus, retinoidler, azatiyoprin, dapson, siklosporin, griseofulvin, metotreksat, siklofosfamid, hidroksiklorokin, ve interferon-a yer almaktadir (21).
The fungi proved sensitive to ketoconazole and itraconazole, but not to fluconazole or griseofulvin.