Polyene Antifungal

Polyene antifungal/antimycotic agents are named for their conjugated double bond structure, part of their macrolide ring structure.
DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB00826NatamycinFor the treatment of fungal blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and keratitis caused by susceptible organisms including Fusarium solani keratitis.
DB00646NystatinFor treatment of cutaneous or mucocutaneous mycotic infections caused by Candida species
DB00681Amphotericin BUsed to treat potentially life threatening fungal infections.