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Basics of Compounding for Fungal Sinusitis

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Jul/Aug 2004 - Wound Care
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Abstract:  In recent years, pharmacists have been requested to provide antifungal drugs in nasal-delivery systems. In this article, the author provides background information and then covers fungi, causes of symptoms, categories and symptoms of fungal sinusitis and treatment options. The following example formulations are also provided: Amphotericin 100-microgram/mL Nasal Irrigation/Spray, Ketoconazole 1% Nasal Irrigation/Spray, Miconazole 1% Nasal Irrigation/Spray and Nystatin 50,000-Units/mL Nasal Irrigation.

Related Keywords: Allen, Loyd V. Jr, PhD, RPh, Amphotericin B, compounded for fungal sinusitis, Fungal sinusitis, compounding for, Ketoconazole, compounded for fungal sinusitis, Miconazole, compounded for fungal sinusitis, Nystatin, compounded for fungal sinusitis, Sinusitis, fungal, compounding for

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