Ampho B 50mg Injection

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Composition for Ampho B 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
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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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Side effects of Ampho B Injection

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 kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

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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Warnings
Special precautions for Ampho B 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ampho B 50mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ampho B
50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Amphotericin B, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ampho B 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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