Mycol 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
14.33
₹14.33/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Mycol Injection

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Uses of Mycol Injection

Mycol 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of Serious fungal Infections and Kala-azar.
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Side effects of Mycol Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Fever, Chills, Increased creatine level in blood, Decreased blood pressure.

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mycol 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Mycol 500mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Mycol 500mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Mycol 5
00mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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 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
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