flu·​con·​a·​zole | \ flü-ˈkä-nə-ˌzōl How to pronounce fluconazole (audio) \

Definition of fluconazole

: an antifungal agent C13H12F2N6O used orally to treat cryptococcal meningitis and local or systemic candida infections

Examples of fluconazole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are multiple generic fluconazole products on the market. Joshua Cohen, Forbes, 6 July 2022 On the GoodRx website generic fluconazole sells for $30. Joshua Cohen, Forbes, 7 June 2021 That's compared to the oral antifungal medication fluconazole, which typically costs about $30, according to GoodRX. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 3 June 2021 The fluconazole found downstream from the Pfizer facility was at the highest concentration detected at any site in the USGS study. Natasha Gilbert, STAT, 11 Dec. 2019 Sally Beatty, a spokeswoman for Pfizer, confirmed that the company currently makes products that contain celecoxib and fluconazole there. Natasha Gilbert, STAT, 11 Dec. 2019 For one-day treatments like fluconazole tablets, symptoms should start getting better within three days and disappear within seven. Lindsey Lanquist, SELF, 16 Feb. 2018 For instance, every C. auris case in the UK has shown reduced susceptibility to the first line antifungal fluconazole, and many are resistant to multiple drugs. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 16 Aug. 2017 Older research has found no link between the antibiotics ciprofloxacin and fluconazole and decreased birth control effectiveness. Korin Miller, SELF, 27 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of fluconazole

1985, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fluconazole

fluor- + -conazole (as in miconazole)

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“Fluconazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluconazole. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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flu·​con·​a·​zole | \ flü-ˈkän-ə-ˌzōl How to pronounce fluconazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of fluconazole

: a triazole antifungal agent C13H12F2N6O used to treat cryptococcal meningitis and local or systemic candida infections — see diflucan


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