Review: Oral and intravaginal agents are equally effective for treatment of uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis
- Oral Fluconazole for Vaginal Candidiasis. Desai, Parimal C.; Johnson, Brett A. // American Family Physician;9/15/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p1337
Discusses the use of oral fluconazole for the treatment of vaginal candidiasis. Fungicidal action; Pharmacokinetics; Dosage; Cost; Indications and contraindications; Clinical trials that compare its efficacy with intravaginal agents; Adverse effects and drug interactions.
- FDA approves expanded indication for fluconazole. Hurley, Mary Lou // RN;Feb95, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p78
Reports on the availability of the antifungal agent fluconazole (Diflucan) as a single-dose 150 mg tablet to treat vaginal candidiasis. Side effects; Absence of compliance problems; `FDC Reports' as source of information.
- The Effect of Ambulation on Vaginal Distribution of Miconazole Nitrate (1200 mg). Menon, Seema; Izquierdo, Adrianna; Rosen, Mark; Hummel, Amy; Barnhart, Kurt // Journal of Women's Health (15409996);Jun2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p703
Objective: To evaluate the effect activity has on the vaginal distribution of a 1200 mg miconazole nitrate gelatin encapsulated insert, an antifungal agent commonly used to treat vaginal vulvocandidiasis. Method: Nine subjects underwent two sessions of serial magnetic resonance imaging after...
- Vaginitis Due to Candida krusei: Epidemiology, Clinical Aspects, and Therapy. Singh, Shivani; Sobel, Jack D.; Bhargava, Pallavi; Boikov, Dina; Vazquez, Jose A. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;11/1/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p1066
Twelve women with vaginal Candida krusei infection were evaluated. In vitro antifungal susceptibility testing and molecular typing were performed. Patients infected with C. krusei frequently had refractory vulvovaginal signs and symptoms that were otherwise indistinguishable from vaginitis due...
- Lomexin. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p339
The article presents information on the drug lomexin from Akita. Lomexin is a proprietary, prescription-only preparation of the antifungal drug fenticonazole nitrate. It can be used to treat vaginal candidiasis or thrush. It is available as vaginal pessaries.
- Fluconazole: Most cost-effective vaginal candidiasis treatment, modeling study finds. // Formulary;Mar1999, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p278
Compares different antifungal medications used in treating vaginal candidiasis. Goal of reducing nursing administration time, biological waste, soiling of clothing and bedding; Drug acquisition costs for fluconazole, nystatin, clotrimazole and miconazole.
- Fluconazole. // Reactions Weekly;9/18/2010, Issue 1319, p24
The article describes the case of a 64-year-old woman who presented with a 3-day history of several well-demarcated, erythematous ovoid patches on her arms, palms and lower leg after receiving treatment with oral fluconazole for vaginal candidiasis.
- Vaginal thrush: treating and advising the patient. Holloway, Debra // British Journal of Nursing;12/6/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p1410
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- Antifungal susceptibility testing of vaginal candida isolates:the broth microdilution method. Mahmoudi Rad, M.; Zafarghandi, A. S.; Shivaei, M.; Mahmoudi Rad, N.; Abbasabadi, B.; Zabihi, M. Amel; Amiri, Z. // Tehran University Medical Journal;Feb2010, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p793
Background: Vulvovaginal candidiasis is a common mucosal infection among immunocompetent, healthy women, and is caused by opportunistic yeasts that belong to genus Candida. In this study, we isolated and identified the Candida species in the vagina of patients who admitted in Gynecology...
- USE OF ANTIFUNGAL SAPONIN SC-2 OF SOLANUM CHRYSOTRICHUM FOR THE TREATMENT OF VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS: IN VITRO STUDIES AND CLINICAL EXPERIENCES. Herrera-Arellano, Armando; López-Villegas, Edgar O.; Rodríguez-Tovar, Aida V.; Zamilpa, Alejandro; Jiménez-Ferrer, Enrique; Tortoriello, Jaime; Martínez-Rivera, M. Angeles // African Journal of Traditional, Complementary & Alternative Medi;2013, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p410
Saponin SC-2 from Solanum chrysotrichum showed antifungal activity, demonstrated in vitro, which inhibited the growth of dermatophytes, and in vivo, to be effective in the treatment against tinea pedis and pityriasis capitis. Fungistatic and fungicidal activity of saponin SC-2 on Candida...