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Composition for AMFY

Amphotericin B Topical(1% w/w)

food interaction for AMFY

alcohol interaction for AMFY

pregnancy interaction for AMFY

lactation interaction for AMFY

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Amfy gel 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Amfy gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for AMFY

Amphotericin B Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Amfy gel is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections and kala-azar.

How it works

Amphotericin B belongs to a class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it thereby killing the sensitive fungi.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Contact sensitization, Dry skin, Skin redness

Common Dosage for AMFY GEL

Patients taking AMFY GEL

  • 57%
    Twice A Day
  • 43%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for AMFY

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    Rs. 14/GM of gel
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    Rs. 210
    pay 6% more per GM of gel

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Joy Chakraborty
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for AMFY

  • Inform your doctor immediately if skin problem does not improve or worsens within 1 to 2 weeks.
  • To avoid relapse, continue use of topical amphotericin B even if symptoms begin to clear up.
  • Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to amphotericin B or any of its ingredients. 

Frequently asked questions for AMFY

Amphotericin B Topical

Q.Is amphotericin B an antibiotic?
Yes, amphotericin B is an antifungal antibiotic for the treatment of serious infections caused by fungi

Q.Is amphotericin B fungistatic or fungicidal?
Amphotericin B is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus

Q.Is amphotericin B testing dose needed?
Yes, amphotericin B is associated with allergic (severe and serious) reaction, therefore it is recommended to apply a test dose before starting the therapy to check for sensitivity

Q.Is amphotericin B light sensitive?
Amphotericin B is not light sensitive.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)