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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Aspergillosis (in patients refractory to or intolerant of amphotericin B deoxycholate)
  • Candidiasis (in patients refractory to or intolerant of amphotericin B deoxycholate)
  • Cryptococcosis (in patients refractory to or intolerant of amphotericin B deoxycholate)
  • Empiric therapy for presumed fungal infection in patients with febrile neutropenia
  • Visceral leishmaniasis (high relapse rate in immunocompromised patients with response rate of only 12%)

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Last updated: October 18, 2013