Evaluation of ketoconazole.

Abstract

The pharmacology, microbiology, pharmacokinetics, clinical use, adverse effects, dosage and administration, and drug interactions of ketoconazole are reviewed. Ketoconazole, a new orally active antifungal agent, is an imidazole derivative structurally related to miconazole and clotrimazole. It impairs the synthesis of ergosterol (the main sterol in fungal… (More)

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