itraconazole


itraconazole
it·ra·con·a·zole .it-rə-'kän-ə-.zōl, -.zȯl n a triazole antifungal agent C35H38Cl2N8O4 used orally esp. to treat blastomycosis and histoplasmosis see SPORANOX

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n.
an antifungal drug that is administered by mouth or intravenous infusion to treat a wide variety of fungal infections, including candidosis and ring-worm. Side-effects include nausea and abdominal pain. Trade name: Sporanox.

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it·ra·co·na·zole (it″rə-konґə-zōl) a triazole antifungal that inhibits synthesis of ergosterol and so disrupts the fungal cell membrane; used in a variety of infections, administered orally.

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  • itraconazole — noun A particular triazole antifungal agent that may be given orally or intravenously …   Wiktionary

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  • itraconazole — A drug used to prevent or treat fungal infections. It belongs to the family of drugs called antifungal agents …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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