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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Tokyo, Japan, Apr 21, 2006 - (JCN) - Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma announced on April 20 that it has received approval for AmBisome for Injection 50mg, a liposomal formulation of the antifungal agent amphotericin B, from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Astellas"; headquarters: Tokyo; President and CEO: Toichi Takenaka) has today announced that its EU subsidiary submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for candin antifungal agent "micafungin" (generic name) for the treatment of systemic fungal infections to the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) on April 11.
The percentage of isolates inhibited at each concentration of antifungal agent over the full dilution series is summarized in Table 2.
The other is ketoconazole (Nizoral), an antifungal agent.
relating to a generic version of Vfend[R] (voriconazole), an antifungal agent.
Clinical Results with Schering-Plough's Investigational Antifungal Agent NOXAFIL(R) (posaconazole) Oral Suspension Presented at 2nd International Congress on Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM)
Miconazole is an antifungal agent with broad-spectrum activity against various Candida species, limited potential for drug-drug interactions, greatly diminished likelihood of development of azole resistant forms of fungi, and little to no systemic absorption.
Contract award: parenteral echinocandin antifungal agent with the content material micafundiginum sodium.
These lesions had been treated with an antifungal agent prescribed by both a dentist and by an infectious disease specialist.
BioAlliance Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the field of drug resistance, announced today that the Company's Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to conduct a pivotal Phase III clinical trial of its antifungal agent, miconazole Lauriad(R), has been allowed by the U.
More than 10 data presentations demonstrate the safety and activity of MYCAMINE as an antifungal agent
March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation today reported that its antifungal agent NOXAFIL(R) (posaconazole) Oral Suspension received a category 1 recommendation(1) (highest rating) for preventing certain invasive fungal infections (IFIs) in high-risk cancer patients in the latest National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology for Prevention and Treatment of Infections in Patients with Cancer.