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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Since its introduction in 1990 as a prophylactic antifungal agent after bone marrow transplantation, fluconazole (Diflucan) has become established as the dominant therapy for vulvovaginal candidiasis (WC) worldwide.
Natamycin is an antifungal agent used to protect dairy and other food products from mould and yeast growth.
Novartis is stopping work on albinterferon alfa-2b for use in chronic hepatitis C and Mycograb, an antifungal agent being tested for use in invasive candidiasis, the company said last week in a statement.
Taking advantage of its established trans-Pacific network of scientific and industry contacts, TOPICA has in-licensed its lead product candidate, luliconazole, a topical antifungal agent that is already on the market in Japan.
Look for products with an antifungal agent. But I wouldn't suggest you buy the shampoo for him - leave your boyfriend a little dignity.
TOR proteins were discovered by mutations that control cell growth by conferring resistance to the growth inhibitory effect of the potent antifungal agent rapamycin.
Scientists believe the antifungal agent rapamycin, produced by soil bacteria, has extraordinary life-extending properties.
University of Virginia Patent Foundation (Charlottesville, VA) has patented a therapeutic method for treating biological diseases that includes the administration of an effective amount of a suitable antibiotic agent, antifungal agent or antiviral agent in conjunction with an A2A adenosine receptor agonist.
Tokyo, Japan, June 16, 2006 - (JCN) - Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma will release AmBisome 50mg for intravenous drip infusion, an antifungal agent for treating deep-seated mycosis infection, on June 20.
The test, conducted after China's southern Guangdong Province moved earlier this week to ban exports of eel products, found that 11 out of 14 samples contained malachite green, a common antifungal agent used in fish farming, Deputy Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Eddy Chan said.
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.