This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.
glossary:ketoconazole [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
|Line 1:||Line 1:|
|+||(1) (Science: drug) An antifungal medication available in pill and liquid form that is effective against a variety of fungal [[infection]]s such as oral, vaginal and oesophageal thrush and cryptococcosis. |
|+||Possible side effects include serious liver damage and reduced testosterone levels. |
|+||(2) A drug that treats [[infection]] caused by a [[fungus]]. It is also used as a treatment for [[http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite/lymphedema_and_prostate_cancer.htm|prostate cancer]] because it can block the production of male sex [[hormone]]s. |