Which medications in the drug class Antifungals, imidazoles are used in the treatment of Hyperpituitarism?

Updated: Oct 24, 2016
  • Author: Alicia Diaz-Thomas, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Antifungals, imidazoles

These agents are used adjunctively (off-label indication) in Cushing syndrome to control cortisol secretion.

Ketoconazole (Nizoral)

Broad-spectrum antimycotic drug. Inhibits adrenal steroid biosynthesis at several sites, including side chain cleavage and 11-beta-hydroxylation.


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