Nursing Pharmacology:  Chapter 37:  Antifungal Drugs

 

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Introduction

Classes of Antifungal Drugs: Overview

Sheppard,D. and Lampiris, H.W., Antifungal Agents, in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, (Katzung, B. G., ed) Appleton-Lange, 1998, pp 780-786. Bennett, J.E. Fungal Infections (Section 15: Infectious Diseases), In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., andBraunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, pp. 1148-1163

 

 

Fungal Infections in HIV

 

Candidiasis

Cryptococcosis

 

Histoplasmosis

Antifungal Drug List

amphotericin B (Fungizone, Amphotec)

fluconazole (Diflucan)

itraconazole (Sporanox)

naftifine

clotrimazole (Mycelex)

flucytosine (Ancobon)

ketoconazole (Nizoral)

nystatin (Mycostatin)

econazole

griseofulvin

miconazole (Monistat)

oxiconazole

sulconazole

terbinafine (Lamisil)

Sheppard,D. and Lampiris, H.W., Antifungal Agents, in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, (Katzung, B. G., ed) Appleton-Lange, 1998, p 786.

Fauci, A.S. and Lane, H.C., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders:. In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 14th edition, (Isselbacher, K.J., andBraunwald, E., Wilson, J.D., Martin, J.B., Fauci, A.S. and Kasper, D.L., eds) McGraw-Hill, Inc (Health Professions Division), 1998, p. 1833-1835.

 
 
 

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