Itraconazole: an update on pharmacology and clinical use for treatment of invasive and allergic fungal infections.

@article{Lestner2013ItraconazoleAU,
  title={Itraconazole: an update on pharmacology and clinical use for treatment of invasive and allergic fungal infections.},
  author={Jodi Marianne Lestner and William W Hope},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug metabolism & toxicology},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={911-26}
}
INTRODUCTION Fungal infections are a major source of global morbidity and mortality. Itraconazole is a triazole antifungal agent that is widely used for the prevention and treatment of fungal infection. While newer antifungal agents are now available, itraconazole is an orally bioavailable agent with broad-spectrum antifungal activity. Itraconazole remains a useful drug for the management of allergic and invasive mycoses worldwide. AREAS COVERED This article provides a summary of the… CONTINUE READING
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