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Candidiasis Mucocutaneous

Description of Medical Condition A mucocutaneous disorder caused by infection with various species of Candida. Candida is normally present, in very small amounts, in the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, and female genital tract. • Candida vulvovaginitis — infection on the vaginal mucosa, often associated with cutaneous vulvar involvement • Orophatyngeal candidiasis — infection of the oral cavity (“thrush”) and/or pharynx. • Candida esophagitis — usually associated with an immunosuppressed host • Gastrointestinal candidiasis — gastritis, sometimes with ulcers, usually associated with thrush. The small and large bowel can also be affected. • Angular cheilitis — fissures formed by Candida infection at the corners of the mouth. System(s) affected: Skin/Exocrine, Gastrointestinal Genetics: …

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Antimicrobial therapy: general principles

A wide variety of antimicrobial agents is available to treat established infections caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, or parasites. This section will cover the general principles of antimicrobial therapy and will also include illustrative clinical problems to emphasize proper decision-making in using antimicrobials. Determinants of Antimicrobial Efficacy Measurement of antimicrobial activity in vitro Susceptibility testing is indicated for any bacterial pathogen warranting chemotherapy. Drugs that irreversibly destroy the ability of an organism to replicate, and perhaps in the process destroy the structural integrity of the organism, are microbicidal. Drugs that reversibly impair replicating ability, with this function being restored when drug concentrations fall below critical inhibitory levels, are microbiostatic. In quantitative …

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Econazole Nitrate

Econazole Nitrate (Spectazole Cream 1%) Econazole nitrate is a topical / antifungal agent. It increases cell membrane permeability in susceptible fungi. It is indicated in the treatment of tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea corporis (ringworm), cutaneous candidiasis, and tinea versicolor. Econazole is the deschloro derivative of miconazole. Econazole readily penetrates the stratum corneum and is found in effective concentrations down to the mid-dermis. However, less than 1% of an applied dose appears to be absorbed into the blood. Approximately 3% of recipients have local erythema, burning, stinging, or itching. Econazole nitrate (Spectazole, others) is available as a water-miscible cream (1%) to be applied twice a day. Miconazole, …

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Miconazole

(British Approved Name, rINN) Drug Nomenclature Synonyms: Miconazol; Miconazolum; Mikonatsoli; Mikonazol; Mikonazolas; R-18134 BAN: Miconazole INN: Miconazole [rINN (en)] INN: Miconazol [rINN (es)] INN: Miconazole [rINN (fr)] INN: Miconazolum [rINN (la)] INN: Миконазол [rINN (ru)] Chemical name: 1-[2,4-Dichloro-β-(2,4-dichlorobenzyloxy)phenethyl]imidazole Molecular formula: C18H14Cl4N2O =416.1 CAS: 22916-47-8 ATC code: A01AB09; A07AC01; D01AC02; G01AF04; J02AB01; S02AA13 Read code: y00UW [Genital]; y00q1 [Oropharyngeal]; y08DO [Systemic]; y02UR Pharmacopoeias. In Europe, Japan, and US. European Pharmacopoeia, 6th ed. (Miconazole). A white or almost white powder. It exhibits polymorphism. M.p. 83° to 87°. Very slightly soluble in water soluble in alcohol freely soluble in methyl alcohol. Protect from light. The United States Pharmacopeia 31, 2008 (Miconazole). A white to …

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Purchase Diflucan (Fluconazole) No Prescription 50/100/150/200mg

Neat Diflucan facts Q&A How long has Diflucan been around for the treatment of vaginal yeast infections? Diflucan was officially approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of vaginal yeast infections in 1994. Since then, Diflucan has been prescribed more than 36 million times — making it the #1 doctor-prescribed treatment for vaginal yeast infections and confirming it’s a treatment that doctors and healthcare professionals believe in. How can an oral medication be effective on a vaginal condition? Although Diflucan is taken orally, Diflucan penetrates deep into the vaginal tissue for up to 3 days fighting the infection. Once you take it, you will probably feel the …

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Order Without Prescription Fluconazole (Diflucan) 50/100/150/200mg

Diflucan and Yeast Infection, Questions & Answers Why did I get a yeast infection? It’s not certain why some women get vaginal yeast infections and others don’t. Certain risk factors — which may include taking antibiotics, using oral contraceptives, and having uncontrolled diabetes — may contribute to creating an imbalance in the vaginal environment. When that happens, there can be an overgrowth of Candida, a yeast that is normally a harmless part of the vaginal environment. The overgrowth of Candida can lead to a vaginal yeast infection. Are there long-term consequences of yeast infections? Not usually. Most vaginal yeast infections are not serious. But yeast infections are very common. About 75% …

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Yeast infection basics

Maybe it would be a relief to just yell out — What’s a vaginal yeast infection and why do I have one? We’re not necessarily advising that, but if you did, you might be surprised at how many women have been in the same situation. That’s because about 75% of women will have at least 1 vaginal yeast infection during their lifetime. About half of these women have more than one. Fortunately, most yeast infections aren’t serious — especially if you get the right treatment. But symptoms of a yeast infection — which may include vaginal itching, burning, abnormal discharge — can easily be confused with those of other vaginal infections. …

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Buy Without Prescription Fluconazole (Diflucan) 50/100/150/200mg

Diflucan: No more messy creams? Neat! If you’ve treated a vaginal yeast infection before with creams, you know it can be messy. You also know that you may have to wait until bedtime to begin treatment. It doesn’t have to be this way. Consider Diflucan, the only oral treatment for vaginal yeast infections. With Diflucan, treatment is convenient, easy, and neat. In fact, a survey of women who tried both Diflucan and vaginally inserted treatments showed that 9 out of 10 (n=120/134) preferred Diflucan. The next time you have symptoms of a yeast infection, simply call your doctor to get an appointment. Make sure you get the correct diagnosis. And if …

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