Clinical Pharmacology Chapter 39 Antifungals Q&A (1 OF 74) Sample Questions
1. A woman presents with severe pruritus around genital area and complains white discharge, without odor and color. Pharmacist suspects vulvovaginal candidiasis. What is the treatment option?
- A. Itraconazole
- B. Nystatin
- C. Clotrimazole vaginal ovule and cream
- D. Fluconazole po
- E. Amphotericin B IV
Tips: Recommendations are according to Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Clotrimazole 10%, 1 days, 3% 3 days and 1% 7 days
Fluconazole: Uncomplicated infection: 150 mg PO × single dose. Recurrent infection (≥4 episodes/y): 150 mg every 72 h × 3 doses then weekly for a minimum of 6 months; consider referral