Overview of Antifungal Agents

George R. Thompson, Jose Cadena, Thomas F. Patterson

Producción científica: Review articlerevisión exhaustiva

100 Citas (Scopus)


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.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)203-215
Número de páginas13
PublicaciónClinics in Chest Medicine
EstadoPublished - jun 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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