terbinafine


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ter·bin·a·fine

 (tər-bĭn′ə-fēn′, tûr′bĭ-nə-fēn′)
n.
An antifungal drug, C21H25N5, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat onychomycosis.

[ter(tiary) b(utyl), the organic group (CH3)3C + -in- (alteration of -yne) + alteration of (n)aph(thal)ene.]
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Noun1.terbinafine - an oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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terbinafine

n terbinafina
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Terbinafine and itraconazole are each approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for 3 months of daily dosing to treat toenail onychomycosis due to dermatophytes.
HSA said that the cream contained ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic) and terbinafine (an antifungal medicine).
Systemic therapies--which, when studied, have been given at tinea capitis doses--could include griseofulvin, terbinafine, itraconazole, and fluconazole.
Moberg Pharma has entered into a license agreement granting the Consumer Health division of Bayer exclusive European rights to MOB-015, a new topical treatment of onychomycosis based on Moberg's patented proprietary formulation of terbinafine. Bayer will be marketing, distributing and selling MOB-015 in Europe upon completion of Phase III clinical development and registration.
The Chinese patent covers an internally developed topical formulation of terbinafine for the treatment of onychomycosis.
Once identification of Trichophyton was made, he was started on oral terbinafine and his antibiotics were discontinued.
Analyse the clinicomycological cure following oral and topical treatment with terbinafine.
This study examined the delivery of the antifungal drugs itraconazole, voriconazole, and terbinafine to Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) via an impregnated implant.
The present study was designed to determine the antifungal activity of Aloe vera and Cymbopogon citratus extracts against Candida albicans and to compare their antifungal effect with that of terbinafine and with each other.
One of the studies cited by the FDA in its regulatory decision reported that ketoconazole was associated with the highest relative risk (RR = 228; 95% CI: 33.9-933.0) when compared to nonusers, followed by itraconazole (RR = 17.7; 95% CI: 2.6-72.6) and terbinafine (RR = 4.2; 95% CI: 0.2-24.9) [21].
Terbinafine and ketoconazole were evaluated in concentrations from 0.0234 to 480 [micro]g m[L.sup.-1] and from 0.0313 to 640[micro]g m[L.sup.-1], respectively, in RPMI-1640 medium buffered with MOPS [19, 20].