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Andulfa 100mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Andulfa 100mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections. It kills the fungi that cause infections and thus provides relief.

Andulfa 100mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your liver function should be monitored regularly during treatment.

It may lead to a few common side effects like decreased potassium levels in the blood, nausea, diarrhea, headache, and vomiting. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Andulfa Injection

  • Severe fungal infections

Benefits of Andulfa Injection

In Severe fungal infections

Andulfa 100mg Injection works by killing the fungi which can cause serious infections. It is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. It usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all the fungi and yeast causing the infection are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Andulfa Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Andulfa

  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Indigestion
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Andulfa Injection

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

How Andulfa Injection works

Andulfa 100mg Injection kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Andulfa 100mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Andulfa 100mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Andulfa 100mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Andulfa 100mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Andulfa 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Andulfa 100mg Injection is recommended.
This medicine can also be taken by patients undergoing dialysis without any adjustment in dose and time.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Andulfa 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Andulfa 100mg Injection is recommended.

What if you forget to take Andulfa Injection?

If you miss a dose of Andulfa 100mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  •  
    Andulfa 100mg Injection is given as a slow injection into the veins under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Echinocandins
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Fungal infections on body & face
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks.Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Send pictures for better diagnosis and treatment
Fungal infections on face and body
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching)
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Q. What is Andulfa 100mg Injection used for?

Andulfa 100mg Injection is used to treat fungal infection (Candida infections) of the blood or other internal organs.

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