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5 out of 10
 

Which of the following drugs is not antifungal?



A Caspofungin
B Undecylenic acid

C Ciclopirox
D Clofazimine

Ans. D
Clofazimine

Explanation

Classification of antifungal drugs

1). Antibiotics

a. Polyenes: Amphotericin B, Nystatin, Hamycin, Natamycin

b. Heterocyclic benzofuran: Griseofulvin

2). Antimetabolite: Flucytosine (5-FC)

3). Azoles:

a. Imidazoles: Clotrimazole, Econazole, Miconazole, Oxiconazole, Ketoconazole

b. Triazoles: Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Voriconazole

4). Allylamine: Terbinafine

5). Other topical agents: Tolnaftate, Undecylenic acid, Benzoic acid, Quiniodochlor, Ciclopirox olamine, Butenafine, Sod. Thiosulfate

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