Advances in systemic antifungal therapy.

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Advances in systemic antifungal therapy.

Clin Dermatol. 2012 Nov-Dec;30(6):657-61

Authors: Stevens DA

After a long period of relative inactivity in the introduction of new antifungals, more recently a few new drugs of already existing classes have been introduced. These represent small or large advantages and differences compared with existing available alternative therapy for deep and systemic mycoses. The 3 newest drugs include posaconazole, micafungin, and anidulafungin, whose pharmacology, toxicology, and indications are presented.

PMID: 23068153 [PubMed - in process]