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Medications for Oral Thrush

Drugs associated with Oral Thrush

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Oral Thrush: A yeast infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
nystatin Rx C N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: nystatin systemic

Brand names:  Mycostatin, Nilstat, Bio-Statin

Drug class: mouth and throat products, polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Diflucan Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
fluconazole Rx C N 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Brand name:  Diflucan

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Mycelex Troche Rx C N 4 reviews
5.0

Generic name: clotrimazole systemic

Drug class: mouth and throat products, azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
clotrimazole Rx C N 8 reviews
5.0

Generic name: clotrimazole systemic

Brand name:  Mycelex Troche

Drug class: mouth and throat products, azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Mycostatin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nystatin systemic

Drug class: mouth and throat products, polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Nilstat Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: nystatin systemic

Drug class: mouth and throat products, polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Bio-Statin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nystatin systemic

Drug class: mouth and throat products, polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ketoconazole Off Label Rx C N X Add review
1.0

Generic name: ketoconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Amphocin Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: amphotericin b systemic

Drug class: polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Sporanox PulsePak Rx C N Add review
10

Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Fungizone Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: amphotericin b systemic

Drug class: polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Oravig Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: miconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Sporanox Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
itraconazole Rx C N Add review
10

Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Brand names:  Sporanox PulsePak, Sporanox, Onmel

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
miconazole Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: miconazole systemic

Brand name:  Oravig

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
miconazole Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Noxafil Rx C N 1 review Add

Generic name: posaconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
amphotericin b Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: amphotericin b systemic

Brand names:  Amphocin, Fungizone

Drug class: polyenes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
gentian violet Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: gentian violet topical

Drug class: topical anti-infectives

For consumers: side effects

 
Onmel Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: itraconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
posaconazole Rx C N 1 review Add

Generic name: posaconazole systemic

Brand name:  Noxafil

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
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Alternative treatments for Oral Thrush

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Oral Thrush. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Oral Thrush.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Candidiasis, Oral; Moniliasis, Oral; Oral Candidiasis; Oral Moniliasis; Thrush, Oral

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