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Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection


Overview

Uses of Fungisome Injection

Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections and kala-azar.

Fungisome 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 Fungisome Injection

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

How Fungisome Injection works

Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Fungisome Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fungisome 25 mg/25ml 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
Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Fungisome Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Fungisome 25 mg/25ml Injection
₹185/ml of Injection
55% costlier
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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 Fungisome with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ranisol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zencort-M
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bactob
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Budojet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta, Indogenta
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fungisome

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Fungisome fungistatic or fungicidal?

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

Q. Is Fungisome light sensitive?

Fungisome is not light sensitive

Q. What is Fungisome liposomal?

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

Q. Is Fungisome an antibiotic?

Yes, Fungisome 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 Fungisome testing dose needed?

Yes, administration of Fungisome 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 Fungisome administered?

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

Q. How does Fungisome cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?

Fungisome 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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