Drug Therapy

The role of azole antifungal agents for systemic antifungal therapy

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Although amphotericin B remains the cornerstone of antifungal drug therapy, fluconazole and itraconazole have been found useful for long-term maintenance or prophylactic regimens. This article reviews characteristics of fluconazole and itraconazole and compares them with ketoconazole and amphotericin B.



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