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Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Amphotin Lip Injection

Amphotin Lip 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 Amphotin Lip Injection

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

How Amphotin Lip Injection works

Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Amphotin Lip Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amphotin Lip Injection?

If you miss a dose of Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Amphotin Lip 25 mg Injection
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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 Amphotin Lip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Bactob
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amphotin Lip

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I love tattoos so I'm going just high lift my lip tone to lighter my lip color dark grape color so I'm just tattooing mulberry colour to enhance it so is that give any side effects?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
I can not comment on the color Though tattooing may lead to infections
What should I do for making my lips pink Now it's going to become a black , I m not a smoker
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use lip talk lip balm regularly
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FAQs

Q. Is Amphotin Lip fungistatic or fungicidal?

Amphotin Lip is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus

Q. Is Amphotin Lip light sensitive?

Amphotin Lip is not light sensitive

Q. What is Amphotin Lip liposomal?

Liposomal Amphotin Lip is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Amphotin Lip can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug

Q. Is Amphotin Lip an antibiotic?

Yes, Amphotin Lip 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 Amphotin Lip testing dose needed?

Yes, administration of Amphotin Lip 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 Amphotin Lip administered?

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

Q. How does Amphotin Lip cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?

Amphotin Lip 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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