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Ampho B 50mg Injection

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Composition for Ampho B 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Ampho B 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
MRP
452.95
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Ampho B Injection

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Uses of Ampho B Injection

Ampho B 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections and kala-azar.
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Ampho B 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 Ampho B Injection

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

How Ampho B Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Ampho B Injection

Expert advice for Ampho B 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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Ampho B Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Ampho B Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ampho B 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
Ampho B 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
Ampho B 50mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Ampho B 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ampho B 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 Ampho B 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ampho B Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ampho B Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

Ampho b is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Ampho b is not light sensitive
Liposomal Ampho b is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Ampho b can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Yes, Ampho b 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 Ampho b 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
Ampho b is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Ampho b 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 Ampho B with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ampho B with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv
Ampho B with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec
Ampho B with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Ampho B with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Ampho B with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Ampho B with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide, Gentacip
Ampho B with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir
Ampho B with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Ampho B with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Fanton, Indicontin
Ampho B with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Ampho B with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir: Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof
Ampho B with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Ampho B with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC
Ampho B with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Ampho B with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Ampho B with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Ampho B with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Ampho B with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion
Ampho B with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Ampho B with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun
Ampho B with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
Ampho B with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera
Ampho B with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Ampho B with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
Ampho B with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Ampho B with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir
Ampho B with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Ampho B with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Ampho B with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep
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