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 (flo͞o-kŏn′ə-zōl′, -kō′nə-)
A broad-spectrum antifungal agent, C13H12F2N6O, administered either orally or by injection and used especially to treat systemic candidiasis and cryptococcosis.



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Study design/methods: The fluconazole sensitive (SCa) and azole-resistant (RCa) C.
After a single dose of intravenous fluconazole (200 mg), cystoscopy and ureteroscopic lithotripsy were performed under general anesthesia to remove the remnants of the fungus ball and right ureteral stone.
count <100 cells/[micro]L, using CrAg screening of serum or plasma followed by targeted pre-emptive fluconazole therapy for those testing CrAg positive, provided they do not have CM; this is currently being implemented in SA.
We determined MICs of fluconazole, voriconazole, posaconazole, caspofungin, and amphotericin B by using the broth microdilution method described in CLSI M27-A documents (10,16), according to prominent (50%) reduction in turbidity and 100% growth inhibition for amphotericin B.
8] This window pragmatically coincided with the timing of hospital discharge, and the switch from amphotericin induction therapy to consolidation with fluconazole, with the aim of having asymptomatic patients with sterile or almost-sterile CSF counselled and ready to start ART at outpatient follow-up 4 weeks into antifungal therapy.
If culture confirms the chronic candida diagnosis, fluconazole is the traditional treatment.
In another randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial, women with vulvovaginal candidiasis received a standard dose of fluconazole plus probiotics (L.
Once the diagnosis is made, fluconazole treatment is typically initiated.
Fluconazole is used extensively in human medicine to treat mucosal and invasive candidiasis and has been used in birds; however, there have been few pharmacokinetic studies in avian species to guide safe and effective treatment.
Anticandidal effect of Ocimum sanctum essential oil and its synergy with fluconazole and ketoconazole.
Therefore, patients are often treated empirically either with fluconazole, a relatively inexpensive, generic antifungal agent, or with an echinocandin, a new class of antifungal drugs that have broad activity against Candida species but are also substantially more expensive.
She was started on oral fluconazole tablets 200 mg daily, calcium by intravenous infusion and was transfused two units of packed red cells.