Jayanth Kumar Vadivelu

Department of Oral Medicine, Saveetha University, Chennai, India

  • Research Article   
    Topical Antifungals and Systemic Antifungals in the Management of Candidiasis
    Author(s): B Vivek Babu and Jayanth Kumar Vadivelu*

    Introduction Candidiasis: A fungal infection typically on the skin or mucous membranes caused by candida. Systemic antifungal: There are 3 main classes of systemic antifungals: the polyene macrolides (Amphotericin B), the azoles (the imidazoles Ketoconazole and Miconazole and the Triazoles itraconazole and Fluconazole) and the allylamines (Terbinafine). Topical antifungal: Antifungal creams, liquids or sprays, These are used to treat fungal infections of the skin, scalp and nails. They include Clotrimazole, Econazole, Ketoconazole, Miconazole, Tioconazole, terbinafine, and amorolfine. Material and Method: A cross sectional retrospective study of, study population will 58 patients visiting Saveetha Dental College and Hospital with oral Candidiasis. Thei.. View More»

    DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2022/09.06.29

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