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Ampholyn 50mg Injection

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Composition for Ampholyn 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Ampholyn 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
MRP
269
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Ampholyn Injection

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Uses of Ampholyn Injection

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

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

How Ampholyn Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Ampholyn Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Ampholyn Injection?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Ampholyn Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

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