fungal infections

Are Community Pharmacists an Untapped Resource in Fighting Antifungal Resistance?
Are Community Pharmacists an Untapped Resource in Fighting Antifungal Resistance?Anti-fungal resistance hasn't gotten much attention — but it's a big problem.
Fungal infections after keratoplasty on upswingPost-keratoplasty fungal infections are becoming increasing more common, and the risk is significantly higher after DSEK compared with PK.
FDA warns about dosing errors with antifungalAfter a death and a hospitalized patient, FDA is cautioning that differences in dosing regimens between the 2 oral formulations of Merck’s antifungal drug Noxafil (posaconazole) have resulted in dosing errors.
Group calls on FDA to remove antifungal from marketThe oral formulations of the antifungal medication ketoconazole should be removed from the market immediately, Public Citizen said this week in a petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
FDA drug approvals-January 2015FDA actions in brief, recommendations for approval, fast-track designations.