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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

voriconazole 
A synthetic triazole with antifungal activity. Voriconazole selectively inhibits 14-alpha-lanosterol demethylation in fungi, preventing the production of ergosterol, an essential constituent of the fungal cell membrane, and resulting in fungal cell lysis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Vfend
Abbreviation:VCZ