Antifungal medicines

The number of fungal diseases, or mycosis, has increased greatly in the recent years. It is connected to many factors. One of them is a broad usage of antibiotics, that have a wide spectrum of action. Sometimes they depress human immune system, which provides good conditions for fungi development. (more…)

Antiviral drugs

Antiviral drugs are used to treat viral infections, like flu, in your body. These drugs differ from antibiotics, because they don’t fight bacteria. The main action is aimed to kill the virus that causes the disease.

Antiviral medicines are divided into 4 basic groups:

  • vaccines;
  • interferon-containing medicines;
  • immunostimulants;
  • antiviral drugs of direct action (etiotropic). (more…)