Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A broad-spectrum antifungal drug used topically to treat a variety of superficial fungal infections, including candidiasis and tinea.

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  • n. An antifungal medication used to treat humans and animals.

Etymologies

c(h)lo(ro)- + tr(i)- (from its three phenyl groups) + im(id)azole.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • ✤ Antifungal creams (imidazoles such as clotrimazole or econazole) should be applied once a day for at least a week (often more to make sure it has gone) in small amounts.

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  • Unfortunately, during the last semi-final round, Tino spelled the word 'clotrimazole' incorrectly and finished 16 overall in the competition.

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  • Most minor fungal infections can be treated with over-the-counter products that contain active fungal-fighting ingredients such as miconazole or clotrimazole.

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  • In some cases, trich can be treated with clotrimazole, which has a 60 percent cure rate.

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  • Antifungal external creams such as clotrimazole may reduce or even eliminate the symptoms, sometimes without actually curing the infection.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • Other medicines that may work for yeast infections without STDs: nystatin, clotrimazole. magnesium sulfate

    Chapter 37

  • Other medicines that may work for yeast infections: nystatin, clotrimazole, Gentian Violet or ketaconazole mifepristone (RU 486)

    Chapter 37

  • Other medicines that may work for skin infections: antibiotic ointments, iodine for thrush in the mouth: lemon (not for babies), nystatin for vaginal yeast infections: nystatin, miconozole, clotrimazole hepatitis B vaccine (Engerix-B, Recombivax HB)

    Chapter 37

  • The medicines most commonly prescribed by a health care worker for treatment of oral fungal infections are antifungal agents such as nystatin or clotrimazole.

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  • Un segundo estudio clnico realizado en 50 pacientes con candidiasis vaginal demostr que las pacientes tratadas con vulos a base de Smilax lundelii al 1% se comportaron en forma similar a las tratadas con clotrimazole (Cuadro 4).

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