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common antifungal drugs, continued

genericdosage form common dosedispensing status
Clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF, desenex cream, lotion, topical solution twice a day for 2-4 weeks OTC
Clotrimazole/ Betamethasone (lotrisone) cream, lotion, ointment twice a day for 4 weeks Rx
Griseofulvin (Fulvicin, Gris-PEG) tablet, capsule varies depending on age and weight on patient (4 weeks for athletes foot, 4-6 months for nail infections) Rx
Ketoconazole (Nizoral) cream, foam, gel, shampoo 200-400 mg a day for 2-4 weeks Rx
Amphotericin B powder for injection varies by patient and disease being treated Rx
Caspofungin (cancidas) Powder for injection 70 mg as initial dose followed by 50 mg a day Rx
Flucytosine (Ancobon) Capsule 50-150 mg /kg/day in divided intervals every 6 hours Rx
Itraconazole (sporanox) capsule, oral solution 200-400 mg a day Rx
Ketoconazole (Nizoral) Tablet 200-400 mg a day Rx
Liposomal amphotericin B (abelcet, amphotec, amBisome) Suspension and powder for injection varies by patient and disease being treated Rx
Micafungin (mycamine) powder for injection preventive therapy: 50 mg/day active treatment: 150 mg/day Rx
Voriconazole (Vfend) tablet, oral suspension, powder for injection PO: 200 mg every 12 hours IV: 4-6 mg/kg every 12 hours Rx
Miconazole (Micatin, Neosporin AF, Lotrimin AF) topical cream, powder, ointment, spray, solution, gel twice a day for 2 weeks OTC
Nystatin (mycostatin) cream, ointment, powder twice a day till lesions heal Rx
Terbinafine (Lamisil AT) Cream, Gel, Spray once a day for 1-2 weeks OTC
Butoconazole (Mycelex-3) vaginal cream once a day for 1-3 days Rx, OTC
Clotrimazole (Gyne-Lotrimin) vaginal suppository and cream 100 mg a day for 7 days 200 mg a day for 3 days OTC
Fluconazole (Diflucan) Oral tablet, oral suspension, IV PO: 150 mg in 1 dose IV: varies depending on infection being treated Rx
Miconazole (Monistat) Vaginal cream 1,200 mg at bedtime for 1 day 200 mg a day for 3 days 100 mg a day for 7 days OTC
Tioconazole (Monistat-1) Vaginal ointment 1 applicator at bedtime for 1 day OTC
Clotrimazole (Mycelex) Lozenge dissolve in mouth 5 times a day Rx
Nystatin (Mycostatin) tablet, oral suspension, lozenge, powder 500,000-1 million units 3 times a day 1-2 lozenges 5 times a day Rx
Posaconazole (Noxafil) Oral suspension 100-400 mg twice a day Rx
Butenafine (lotrimin ultra, mentax) topical cream once a day for 2 weeks OTC, Rx
Ciclopirox (loprox, penlac) cream, lotion, gel, shampoo, topical suspension, nail lacquer depends on dosage form and site of infection but can take up to 12 weeks for cure Rx
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