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Amphocrit 50 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Amphocrit Injection

Amphocrit Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Injection site pain
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach cramp
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Heartburn
  • Rapid breathing

How to use Amphocrit Injection

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

How Amphocrit Injection works

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

Amphocrit Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Amphocrit 50 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amphocrit 50 mg 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 50 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Amphocrit 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amphocrit 50 mg 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 50 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amphocrit Injection?

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

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amphocrit 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

Questions Related to Amphocrit

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Red dot eaching fungal infections last one monthHi doctor good morning
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Take Giloy juice daily 10 -15ml with add same quantity of water before breakfast.
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FAQs

Q. Is Amphocrit fungistatic or fungicidal?

Amphocrit is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus

Q. Is Amphocrit light sensitive?

Amphocrit is not light sensitive

Q. What is Amphocrit liposomal?

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

Q. Is Amphocrit an antibiotic?

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)

Q. Is Amphocrit testing dose needed?

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

Q. How is Amphocrit administered?

Amphocrit is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only

Q. How does Amphocrit cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?

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.

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References
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