For antifungal therapy Amphotericin B (also called liposomal preparation), various azole derivatives, echinocandins and flucytosine (see Table: Some drugs for systemic fungal infections). Amphotericin B, an effective but relatively toxic drug that is the cornerstone of antifungal therapy for invasive fungal infections and severe long. However, recent potent and less toxic triazoles and echinocandins are now often recommended as a first-line drugs for many invasive fungal infections. These drugs have…

September 3, 2018