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(Science: chemical) amphoteric macrolide antifungal antibiotic from streptomyces natalensis or s. Chattanoogensis. It is used for a variety of fungal infections, mainly topically.

Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local, antibiotics, antifungal, antibiotics, macrolide.

Chemical name: pimaricin

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... sparse hyphae and hyphal fragments (56, 100). Treatment of ocular pythiosis involves keratoplasty coupled with both topical (amphotericin B, natamycin, miconazole, and ketoconazole) and systemic (amphotericin B, ketoconazole, and itraconazole) antifungal agents (75). Despite these efforts, ...

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