Ashley Gonshorek provides a presentation on antifungal drugs in the NCLEX Pharmacology Review Part 5 in under 6 minutes.

Antifungals

  • Amphotericin B (Fungazone) is a treatment for systemic fungal infections.
  • Griseofulvin (Fulvicin) is used for treatment of ringworm infections of skin, hair, and nails.
  • Terbinafine (Lamisil) is used to treat fungal skin infections and fungal nail infections.

“-azole” Family is used to treat a wide variety of systemic fungal infections.

  • Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
  • Fluconazole (Diflucan)
  • Ifraconazole (Sporanox)
  • Vorconazole (Vfend)

Nystatin

  • Mycostatin is used to treat gastrointestinal and vaginal candida (yeast) infections.

Anthelmintics – treatment for heminths (parasitic worms)

  • Quinacrine (Atabrine)
  • Mebendazole

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HT: Ashley Gonshorek