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Oral Clotrimazole In The Treatment Of Füngal Infection

  • R. Y. Cartwright
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 6)

Abstract

For many years, griseofulvin was the only antifungal anti-biotic which was administered orally. Its usefulness was limited however, by its relative narrow spectrum of activity - effective against the dermatophytes but not against yeasts and systemic mycotic infections. The synthesis of iraidazole derivatives has produced Compounds which have a wide antifungal activity, are effective topically and are absorbed from the gastro intestinal tract.

Keywords

Spontaneous Pneumothorax Left Lower Lobe Vaginal Candidiasis Yeast Infection Lung Damage 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Y. Cartwright
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  1. 1.M.B., M.R.C. Path. Pub. Hlth. Lab.Guildford, SurreyUK

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