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Antifungal Drugs

Antifungal drugs are a class of medications used to treat, and in some cases prevent, fungal and yeast infections.

There are a number of different antifungal drugs eaach of which is sold under a variety of brand names.

  • Fluconazole is a type of antifungal medication sold under the brand name Diflucan.It is used to treat a range of fungal infections, including yeast infections of the vagina, mouth, throat, esophagus, abdomen lungs, blood, and other organs
  • Ketoconazole is a type of antifungal medication sold under a variety of brand names including Nizoral. Ketoconazole is used to treat used to treat fungal infections that can spread to different parts of the body through the bloodstream such as yeast infections of the mouth, skin, urinary tract, and blood.It is also used to treat fungal infections of the skin or nails that cannot be treated with other medications.

  • Nystatin is a type of antifungal drug sold under various brand names including Barstatin, Candex, Korostatin, Mycostatin, Mykinac, Nilstat, Nystaform, Nystatin, Nystex and Nystop.It is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, mouth, vagina, and intestinal tract.

Some people believe that antifungal drugs can also be used to reduce some of the core symptoms of autism, such as social and communication difficulties and repetitive, compulsive behaviour.


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Updated
16 Jun 2018