Fungizone 50mg Injection

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Abbott India Ltd

Composition for Fungizone 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
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₹33.0/Injection
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Fungizone Injection

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Uses of Fungizone Injection

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

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 Fungizone Injection

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

How Fungizone Injection works

Fungizone 50mg injection kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Fungizone Injection

Expert advice for Fungizone 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Fungizone 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fungizone 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Fungizone 50mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Fungizone 50mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Fungizone 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fungizone 50mg Injection is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fungizo
ne 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Derinide 0.5mg Respules 2ml, Genticyn 80mg Injection, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Amphotericin B, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fungizone 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Amphotericin B

Fungizone is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Fungizone is not light sensitive
Liposomal Fungizone is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Fungizone can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Yes, Fungizone 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 Fungizone 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
Fungizone is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Fungizone 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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One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Fungizone 50mg Injection: Health Arx Technologies Private Limited, Amishi Consumer Technologies P Ltd, Organic India Private Limited, Delhi Cryogenic Products Pvt Ltd, First Step Digital Pvt Ltd, Gupta Homoeo Pharmacy Pvt Ltd, Organic Wellness Products Private Limited, RK Sons, Pills Tree Super Pharmacy, Melting Pot Concepts Pvt Ltd, Zywie Ventures Pvt Ltd, Lifecare Chemist (PAN India), SBL Pvt Ltd, Satyog Enterprises Pvt Ltd, Ghantakarn International, Aashirwad Agency, Airveda Technologies Pvt Ltd, Fit and Glow Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Keshav Homeo Home, Radicura Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, Perfect Nutrition, Jiva Ayurvedic Pharmacy Ltd, Sharma Traders, Bright Lifecare Pvt Ltd, Delhi Vendor, Maximaa Systems Ltd, Swadeshi Ayurved, Sri Jain Pharmacy, Inlife Pharma Pvt Ltd, Herbolab India Pvt Ltd, Ayush Enterprises, Priya Entreprises, Gallop Trading Company, Planet Ayurveda, Life aid Homeopathic and ayurvedic store, Emmbros Overseas, Makvis, Herboveda India, Rusan Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Delhi Distributors, Hexagon Nutrition Pvt. Ltd., BestSource Nutrition Private Limited, Biomed Distributors, Star medicare, DF Pharmacy Ltd, Do You Even Gym, 9 to 9 Farmacia, The Medicine Mart, Bantom Laboratories P Ltd , 9to9 Farmacia (South), Madhu Medicos, M/s R&G Healthcare (Delhi), OHMS GROUP

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