Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Medication

Updated: Jun 09, 2021
  • Author: Hassan I Galadari, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

Many good antifungal agents are available and usually are effective; however, upon cessation of therapy, most patients relapse. Specific immunotherapies are under investigation and have been used with some success. This area needs further research.

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Antifungals

Class Summary

There are many topical and systemic agents commonly used to treat candidiasis. Patients being treated with systemic antifungal agents should be closely monitored for adverse effects.

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