Medicine Overview of Mycol Injection
Mycol 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections and kala-azar
Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Fever, Chills, Decreased blood pressure, Increased creatine level in blood.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Mycol 500mg Injection is an antifungal medicine. It kills fungus by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
In Depth Information on Mycol 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.
Mycol Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mycol 500mg 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.
Mycol 500mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Mycol 500mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mycol 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mycol 500mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Mycol 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Amphotericin B, please consult your doctor.
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Serious fungal infections
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Frequently asked questions about Mycol Injection
Mycol is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Mycol is not light sensitive
Liposomal Mycol is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Mycol can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Yes, Mycol 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 Mycol 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
Mycol is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Mycol 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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