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Amphocrit 50mg Injection

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Composition for Amphocrit 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Amphocrit 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
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4687.36
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amphocrit Injection

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Uses of Amphocrit Injection

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

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

How Amphocrit Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Amphocrit Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Amphocrit Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amphocrit Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

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