Pentamycin

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Pentamycin
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Clinical data
Routes of
administration
Vaginal pessary
ATC code
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C35H58O12
Molar mass 670.82782 g/mol
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Pentamycin, also called fungichromin, is a macrolide antibiotic. Pentamycin is a polyene antifungal antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces pentaticus. It is used in the treatment of vaginal candidiasis, for the protozoal infection trichomoniasis, and mixed infections. A 3 mg vaginal pessary is inserted once or twice daily for 5-10 days. It is also used in Pulmonary Aspergillosis in a dry powder inhalation system.

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