Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Medication

Updated: Jun 09, 2021
  • Author: Hassan I Galadari, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Medication Summary

Many good antifungal agents are available and usually are effective; however, upon cessation of therapy, most patients relapse. Specific immunotherapies are under investigation and have been used with some success. This area needs further research.



Class Summary

There are many topical and systemic agents commonly used to treat candidiasis. Patients being treated with systemic antifungal agents should be closely monitored for adverse effects.