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

  • n. A broad-spectrum antifungal agent administered orally to treat a variety of fungal infections.

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  • n. A particular triazole antifungal agent that may be given orally or intravenously.

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  • n. an oral antifungal drug (trade name Sporanox) taken for cases of fungal nail disease


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

itra- (shortening and alteration of triazolo-, containing three azole groups : tri- + azole) + (mi)conazole.


  • Although it did not completely wipe out the tumors, the drug called itraconazole may boost the effects of other drugs, the researchers reported in the journal Cancer Cell.

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  • Two oral antifungal drugs, terbinafine (Lamisil and its generic cousins) and itraconazole (Sporanox and generic), have been in use for several years and have been shown to be effective for up to 50 percent of users.

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  •  He sent me for blood tests because the next form of treatment would be Sporanox  (itraconazole), a prescription antifungal pill that carries serious health warnings and precautions.

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  • Potassium iodide (SSKI) is another option for cutaneous or lymphocutaneous disease that does not respond to itraconazole.


  • SSKI and azole drugs like itraconazole should be avoided during pregnancy.


  • Do not take UROXATRAL if you have liver problems or if you are taking antifungal drugs like ketoconazole or itraconazole, or HIV drugs like ritonavir.

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  • Take Pepcid at least 2 hours before or after taking cephalosporins (eg, cephalexin), itraconazole, or ketoconazole. - Sony PlayStation Portable News, Homebrew, Hacks, Reviews, Videos, Mods, Forums

  • They tested mice and found an oral solution of itraconazole significantly slowed the growth of tumors injected under the skin.

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  • Combination of LIVALO and itraconazole drugs shows no adverse reactions


  • Sporanox, also known by its generic name, itraconazole, is marketed by Johnson & Johnson

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