Amfy 50mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Amfy 50mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections and kala-azar. It kills the infection causing fungi and thus, treats the infection.

Amfy 50mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Before you take this medicine, inform your doctor if you suffer from diabetes, liver/kidney problems or are on dialysis or have low potassium level in blood.

It may lead to a few common side effects like headache, vomiting, nausea, stomach cramps and fever. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Amfy Injection

Benefits of Amfy Injection

In Severe fungal infections

Amfy 50mg Injection works by killing the fungi which can cause serious infections. It is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. It usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all the fungi and yeast causing the infection are killed and do not become resistant.

In Kala-azar

Kala azar is a disease caused by leishmania parasites mainly by the bite of infected sandflies. Amfy 50mg Injection helps to kill the infection causing parasites and helps to treat the infection. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. It usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all the parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Amfy Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amfy

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach cramp
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Heartburn
  • Hyperventilation (rapid breathing)
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Amfy Injection

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

How Amfy Injection works

Amfy 50mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Amfy 50mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amfy 50mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amfy 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amfy 50mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amfy 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amfy 50mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Amfy 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Amfy Injection?

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

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Quick Tips

  • It is usually given as an injection over 1-2 hours under the supervision of a medical professional.
  • Amfy 50mg Injection can cause rash, chills, headache, and tiredness during initial days of the treatment, but these may fade away with time.
  • Your doctor may ask you for regular blood tests to monitor your blood sugar, potassium, magnesium and kidney function.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice pain or blood upon urination, swelling of the face and trouble breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides {Polyenes}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amfy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Fungal infection in inner thighs Fungal infection in inner thighs and unable to get tyza m gel as prescribed by a doctor. Need a good alternative for this medicine. Please prescribe ointment only.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use amfy gel- Twice daily for 2months continuously in the morning and eveningAnd sebifin cream-twice daily for 2months continuously in the afternoon and at bedtime
hlo sir/mam from last 3 weeks some ring warms shows in my ass and their size increse every day and so much itching so plz suggest me some tabs for this problm
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use lulican cream-once daily at bedtime for 2months continuouslyAnd amfy gel-twice daily for 2months continuously in the morning and evening
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FAQs

Q. Is Amfy 50mg Injection fungistatic or fungicidal?

Amfy 50mg Injection is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus

Q. Is Amfy 50mg Injection light sensitive?

Amfy 50mg Injection is not light sensitive

Q. What is Amfy 50mg Injection liposomal?

Liposomal Amfy 50mg Injection is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Amfy 50mg Injection can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug

Q. Is Amfy 50mg Injection an antibiotic?

Yes, Amfy 50mg Injection 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)

Q. Is Amfy 50mg Injection testing dose needed?

Yes, administration of Amfy 50mg Injection 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

Q. How is Amfy 50mg Injection administered?

Amfy 50mg Injection is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only

Q. How does Amfy 50mg Injection cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?

Amfy 50mg Injection 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.

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References

  1. Phillips MA, Stanley SL Jr. Chemotherapy of Protozoal Infections: Amebiasis, Giardiasis, Trichomoniasis, Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, and Other Protozoal Infections. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1424.
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  3. Sheppard D, Lampiris HW. Antifungal Agents. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 836-38.
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Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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