Fungal Microbiology Pharmacology

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  1. Treatment of Tinea versicolor- Caused by Malassezia furfur.

    Degradation of lipids produces acids that damage melanocytes and cause hypopigmented and/or hyperpigmented patches.
    Topical Miconazole, selenium sulfide (Selsun)
  2. This drug inhibits grown of dermatophytes (tinea, ringworm)
    Griseofulvin
  3. Invasive aspergillosis
    • Echinocandins Caspofungin, micafungin, anidulafungin.
    • mecHaNism Inhibits cell wall synthesis by inhibiting synthesis of β-glucan.cliNicalUse , Candida
  4. Treatment for oral candidiasis (thrush)
    Nystatin
  5. Treatment for diaper rash or vaginal candidiasis
    Nystatin
  6. Treatment for disseminated Candidiasis
    Amphotericin B or Fluconazole
  7. Treatment for cryptococcal meningitis
    Amphotericin B + Flucytosine

    Fluconazole for chronic suppression of cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS patients
  8. Treatment for chronic suppression of cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS patients
    Fluconazole

    Amphotericin B + Flucytosine
  9. Treatment of infection with Mucor, Rhizopus, Absidia
    Amphotericin B
  10. Treatment of infection with Pneumocystis jirovecii
    • Trimethoprim/ Sulfamethoxazole for mild
    • Dapsone for severe
  11. Treatment of Sporothrix schenckii
    • Itraconazole
    • Potassium iodide 
    • Amphotericin B
  12. Treatment for infection with Histoplasma
    • Itraconzaole for mild
    • Amphotericin B for severe
  13. Treatment for infection with Coccidiodes
    • Itraconzaole for mild
    • Amphotericin B for severe
  14. Treatment for infection with Blastomyces
    • Itraconzaole for mild
    • Amphotericin B for severe
  15. Treatment for topical fungal infections.
    Clotrimazole and miconazole
  16. Treatment for onychomycosis—fungal infection of finger or toe nails
    Terbinafine

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