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Kabifungin 70 Injection


Overview

Introduction of Kabifungin Injection

Kabifungin 70 Injection is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections. It kills fungi by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Kabifungin 70 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 fever, chills, increased liver enzymes and diarrhea. 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 Kabifungin Injection

Kabifungin Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Fever
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased alkaline phospatase level in blood

How to use Kabifungin Injection

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

How Kabifungin Injection works

Kabifungin 70 Injection kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Kabifungin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Kabifungin 70 Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kabifungin 70 Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kabifungin 70 Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Kabifungin 70 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
Kabifungin 70 Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kabifungin 70 Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Kabifungin 70 Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kabifungin 70 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Kabifungin 70 Injection in patients with the severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Kabifungin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Kabifungin 70 Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Kabifungin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kabifungin

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Red dot eaching fungal infections last one monthHi doctor good morning
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Take Giloy juice daily 10 -15ml with add same quantity of water before breakfast.
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References
  1. Bennett JE. Antifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1583-84.
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