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Amphogard 50mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Amphogard 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Amphogard 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
MRP
4572.05
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amphogard Injection

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Uses of Amphogard Injection

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

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

How Amphogard Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Amphogard Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Amphogard Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amphogard Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

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