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Fungizone 50mg Injection

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Composition for Fungizone 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Fungizone 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
MRP
295.1
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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Fungizone 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 Fungizone Injection

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

How Fungizone Injection works

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

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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Fungizone Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Fungizone Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Fungizone 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
Fungizone 50mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fungizone 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Fungizone Injection?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Fungizone Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Fungizone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fungizone with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv
Fungizone with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec
Fungizone with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Fungizone with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Fungizone with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Fungizone with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide, Gentacip
Fungizone with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir
Fungizone with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Fungizone with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Fanton, Indicontin
Fungizone with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Fungizone with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Fungizone with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Fungizone with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep
Fungizone with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Fungizone with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Fungizone with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Fungizone with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Fungizone with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Fungizone with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion
Fungizone with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC
Fungizone with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun
Fungizone with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
Fungizone with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera
Fungizone with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Fungizone with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir: Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof
Fungizone with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir
Fungizone with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Fungizone with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Fungizone with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
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