Micronized Itraconazole: Another Topical Choice for Fungal Sinus Infections

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With many companies searching for the perfect solution for patients with Chronic Sinusitis, ASL Pharmacy is proposing an alternative medication choice for patients with fungus infections of the sinuses: Micronized Itraconazole delivered topically via nasal nebulization.

ASL Pharmacy's Sinus Science program has observed positive results utilizing Itraconazole as an alternative to Amphotericin B for treating Allergic Fungal Sinus Infections. The benefits of our micronized formula may also be enhanced when proceeded by a corticosteroid.

1.Itraconazole Micronized Formulation
     a)Our aerosolized suspension contains 40mg Itraconazole per 4ml volume (0.9% NaCl base)
     b)Viable alternative when Amphotericin B is not covered by insurance or desired results are not achieved
     c)Sealed in unit dose vials lab tested for 60 day stability
     d)Minimal side effects: aerosolized Itraconazole is generally more tolerable than Amphotericin B
     e)May be prepared with a surfactant ingredient

2.Dual Sequential Therapy
     a)Sequential use of Mometasone or Betamethasone followed by Itraconazole appears to increase medication deposition and improve patient outcomes
     b)Biofilm: ASL is currently compounding specific ingredients to be administered prior to an antibiotic (or antifungal) for the reduction of biofilm. Call for more details.

ASL's Sinus Scienceā„¢ staff appreciates the opportunity to work with you and your patients. Please call to discuss your specific patient case with one of our pharmacists at 866-552-7579.

Russell Reitz, Pharm.D.                


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