Medicine Overview of Mycol Injection
Uses of Mycol Injection
Mycol 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections and kala-azar.
Side effects of Mycol Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Fever, Chills, Decreased blood pressure, Increased creatine level in blood.
How to use Mycol Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Mycol Injection works
Mycol 500mg injection kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
In Depth Information on Mycol Injection
Expert advice for 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.
Special precautions for Mycol 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mycol 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
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 usafe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests 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.+more
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease....
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Mycol 5+more
00mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection
If you miss a dose of Amphotericin B, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Mycol 500mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Amphotericin B
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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Substitutes for Mycol
No substitutes found for this medicine