Indicated only for local treatment of mycoses including tinea infections

Indicated only for local treatment of mycoses

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Indicated only for local treatment of mycoses, including tinea infectionsContraindication/CautionsLimited to known allergy to any of these drugs
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Topical Antifungal Agents (cont.)Adverse EffectsLocal effects include irritation, burning, rash, and swellingWhen taken as a suppository or troche: nausea, vomiting, hepatic dysfunction, urinary frequency and burning, and change in sexual activityDrug-to-Drug InteractionsNo reported drugdrug interactions
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Antifungal Agent
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Antifungal Agent
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Antifungal Agent (Continued)
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Use of Antifungals Across the Life Span
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Systemic Antifungal AgentsAssessment: History and Physical ExamNursing DiagnosisImplementationEvaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Topical Antifungal AgentsAssessment: History and Physical ExamNursing DiagnosisImplementationEvaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins QuestionThe nurse is caring for a patient with a fungal infection. Which of the following would be considered an adverse effect of an antifungal medication?A. Burning or irritation in the sexual partnerB. Abnormal kidney function testsC. Upper abdominal painD. Urinary retention
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins AnswerA. Burning or irritation in the sexual partnerRationale: Adverse effects:Troche: nausea, vomiting, abnormal liver function tests; topical: stinging, redness, urticaria, edema; vaginal: lower abdominal pain, urinary frequency, burning or irritation in the sexual partner
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