Pre-Existing Liver Disease and Toxicity of Antifungals
AbstractPre-existing liver disease in patients with invasive fungal infections further complicates their management. Altered pharmacokinetics and tolerance issues of antifungal drugs are important concerns. Adjustment of the dosage of antifungal agents in these cases can be challenging given that current evidence to guide decision-making is limited. This comprehensive review aims to evaluate the existing evidence related to antifungal treatment in individuals with liver dysfunction. This article also provides suggestions for dosage adjustment of antifungal drugs in patients with varying degrees of hepatic impairment, after accounting for established or emerging pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic relationships with regard to antifungal drug efficacy in vivo. View Full-Text
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Spernovasilis, N.; Kofteridis, D.P. Pre-Existing Liver Disease and Toxicity of Antifungals. J. Fungi 2018, 4, 133.
Spernovasilis N, Kofteridis DP. Pre-Existing Liver Disease and Toxicity of Antifungals. Journal of Fungi. 2018; 4(4):133.Chicago/Turabian Style
Spernovasilis, Nikolaos; Kofteridis, Diamantis P. 2018. "Pre-Existing Liver Disease and Toxicity of Antifungals." J. Fungi 4, no. 4: 133.
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