This article is a comprehensive clinically focused review of currently available antifungals administered by way of the intravenous or inhalational route: amphotericin B and its lipid formulations, fluconazole, itraconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole, caspofungin, micafungin, anidulafungin, and flucytosine. Emphasis is placed on pharmacodynamics and kinetics, drug interactions, adverse events, and evidence for their use. Selected clinical trials demonstrating the efficacy of these agents are also reviewed.
- Fungal infection
- Invasive mycoses
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine