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Amfocan 50mg Injection

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Composition for Amfocan 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Amfocan 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
MRP
263.5
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amfocan Injection

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Uses of Amfocan Injection

Amfocan 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections and kala-azar.
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Amfocan Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Fever, Chills, Decreased blood pressure, Increased creatine level in blood.

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How to use Amfocan Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Amfocan Injection works

Amfocan 50mg Injection is an antifungal medicine. It kills fungus by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

In Depth Information on Amfocan Injection

Expert advice for Amfocan Injection

  • Before you take amphotericin B, inform your doctor if you suffer from diabetes, liver/kidney problem or are on dialysis or have low potassium level in blood.
  • You should monitor your condition through regular laboratory evaluation of potassium, magnesium as well as renal, hepatic and hematopoietic function.
  • Take precautions as amphotericin B may reduce the ability to drive or operate machinery.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Amfocan Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Amfocan Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Amfocan 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amfocan 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Amfocan 50mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Amfocan 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amfocan 50mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Amfocan 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amfocan Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Amfocan 50mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Amfocan Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

Amfocan is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Amfocan is not light sensitive
Liposomal Amfocan is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Amfocan can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Yes, Amfocan is an antifungal antibiotic for the treatment of serious infections caused by fungi like fungal infections of one or more deep organs of the body, suspected fungal infections in patients with a raised temperature and neutropenia (reduced number of white blood cells [neutrophils]) and Visceral leishmaniasis (disease caused by a parasite)
Yes, administration of Amfocan is associated with allergy (severe and serious allergic) reaction, therefore it is recommended to administer a test dose before starting the therapy to check for sensitivity
Amfocan is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Amfocan can disrupt the lipid components of human kidney cells, thereby causing nephrotoxicity. The exact mechanism of hypokalemia is not known, but kidney damage may result in excessive loss of potassium in urine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Amfocan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amfocan with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Amfocan with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Amfocan with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Amfocan with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec
Amfocan with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera
Amfocan with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC
Amfocan with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Amfocan with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Amfocan with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep
Amfocan with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Amfocan with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
Amfocan with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Amfocan with Fluorometholone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluorometholone: Fluorobell, Zyflace, Biflace, FML Liquifilm, Flurocot, Flomex, Flumace, Lon, Fluocin, Flurisone, Flomon, Frosol
Amfocan with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Oncyclo, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun, Graftin, Imusporin
Amfocan with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Amfocan with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir
Amfocan with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir
Amfocan with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Amfocan with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv
Amfocan with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion
Amfocan with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Amfocan with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir: Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof
Amfocan with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Amfocan with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Amfocan with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Amfocan with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Amfocan with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Amfocan with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
Amfocan with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun
Amfocan with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
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