griseofulvin


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  • noun

Synonyms for griseofulvin

a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium

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Griseofulvin isolated from Penicillium griseofulvum in the year 1939, is an interesting heptaketide molecule, which has been commercially used as an antifungal agent (Park et al.
Antifungal activities of spiromassaritone and pae-cilospirone were comparable with those of griseofulvin and ketoconazole, spiromassaritone exhibited stronger antagonism against Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans than griseofulvin (Table 1).
In vitro, voriconazole bests griseofulvin and ketoconazole, and it equals terbinafine in killing dermatophytes.
However, three of the healthy individuals with IgG-AST complex had received medication (one, an oral contraceptive [1]; one, a griseofulvin [5]; and one, a weight-reducing drug [5]), and one healthy individual with IgG-AST complex had hepatitis B vaccination before the increased serum AST activity was detected.
Griseofulvin induces mitotic delay and aneuploidy in bone marrow cells of orally treated mice.
Backup contraception would be warranted when taking phenytoin, carbamazepine, primidone, ethosuximide, methylphenobarbital, paramethadione, Phenobarbital, topiramate, rifampin, or griseofulvin and St John's wort.
Evidence for inducibility of hepatic CYP2A6 comes from studies showing that the metals cobalt and tin, and drugs and compounds of diverse structures such as phenobarbital, zrifampicin, clofibrate, pyrazole, thioacetamide, and griseofulvin increase expression of murine CYP2A5, which is an ortholog of human CYP2A6 (Donato et al.
She conducted a metaanalysis of 36 efficacy studies published during 1966-2002 on oral therapy for dermatophyte toe onychomycosis involving terbinafine, itraconazole, fluconazole, and griseofulvin.
Acute effects of griseofulvin on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of warfarin in rats.
We modeled this hepatic pathology in C57BL/6J and BALB/c mice using griseofulvin and analyzed 3,127 genes for alteration of expression in the liver before and during the onset of protoporphyria, cholestasis, inflammation, and hepatic fibrosis.
Terbinafine may increase the likelihood of fungal cure compared with itraconazole and griseofulvin in onychomycosis.
D'Arcy PD, Howard EM, Muggleton PW, Townsend SB (1960) The antiinflammatory action of griseofulvin in experimental animals.
He presented a meta-analysis of four published comparative trials involving 1,264 patients randomized to either terbinafine or itraconazole and two randomized trials comparing terbinafine with griseofulvin in 375 patients.
It markets and distributes authorized generic pharmaceuticals, including itraconazole, griseofulvin, ketoconazole, and cyclobenzaprine.