12.3.2 Oropharyngeal anti-infective drugs

Link to:

Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections for treatment of oral candidiasis

For information on treatment of oral thrush in new born babies who are breast fed see the Breast Feeding Network.

Failure to respond to treatment (particularly in the inmuno-compromised) may indicate mouth ulceration due to herpes.

Daktarin 20mg/g oromucosal gel (15g pack) available OTC licensed for 4 months and over

15 gram
80 gram
  • First Line Drugs
  • Second Line Drugs
  • Specialist Initiated Drugs with Shared Care Guidelines
  • Specialist Only Drugs
  • Mixed Status