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List 3 medications and 3 treatments for Mucor.

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List 3 medications and 3 treatments for Mucor.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.David replied 5 years ago.
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Mucormycosis is a fungal infection of the sinuses, brain, or lungs that occurs in immuno compromised people.

The drugs used in treatment are:
1.Amphotericin B in high doses given intra venously.
2.Posaconazole,with dosage of 400 mg twice daily .
3.hyperbaric oxygen,

1.Surgery should be done immediately to remove all dead and infected tissue.
2.Reversal of underlying disease
3.Interferon-gamma therapy.

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