ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS

ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS:
     There are few drugs available for the treatment of fungal diseases. Some of them are;
1) Nystatin:   It  is a polyene antifungal drug used for infection of intestine,vagina, or oral cavity. It is produced by Streptomyces noursei. It is also used for treatment of infection caused by Candida albicians .
It alters permeability of cell membrane by combining with fungal sterols.
 Please visit these links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nystatin
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682758.html
http://www.rxlist.com/nystatin-oral-suspension-drug.htm
http://www.webmd.com/drugs/mono-8052-NYSTATIN+TABLET+-+ORAL.aspx?drugid=8893&drugname=nystatin+Oral



                                 Fig: structure of nystatin

                                         Fig: Oral Nystatin USP

                                              Fig:Nystatin cream 

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