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Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Drug treatments show microbiome changes in women with mixed vaginitis

June 21, 2022

A study published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology observed significant vaginal microbiome alterations in patients with bacterial vaginosis (BV) plus vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) mixed vaginitis before and after drug treatment.

Scynexis submits sNDA for expanded indication of ibrexafungerp tablets

June 08, 2022

Currently approved for the treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), and if the sNDA is approved, ibrexafungerp (Brexafemme; Scynexis) would be the first and only oral non-azole medication for the prevention of recurrent VVC.

Ibrexafungerp for treating vulvovaginal candidiasis

May 20, 2022

In June 2021, ibrexafungerp (Brexafemme; Scynexis) became the first drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a novel antifungal class in more than 20 years and is now available to treat vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC).

Twice weekly maintenance therapy ideal for recurrent yeast infections

April 22, 2022

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC)—commonly known as a yeast infection—is a problem many women face at some point. About half of all women have had at least 1 of these infections clinical diagnosed, and between 6% and 10% are believed to develop a recurrent form of this condition with 3 to 4 or more episodes in a single year, according to a new report.