Antifungal drugs

A group of drugs used to treat infections caused by fungi. Antifungal drugs are commonly used to treat different types of tinea, including athlete’s foot and scalp ringworm. They are also used for candidiasis (thrush) and rare fungal infections, such as cryptococcosis, that affect internal organs. Antifungal preparations are available in various forms including tablets, injection, creams, and pessaries. Prolonged treatment of serious fungal infections can result in side effects that include liver or kidney damage.


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