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Sporotar 50 mg Injection

Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Sporotar 50 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Sporotar 50 mg Injection

Severe fungal infections, Kala-azar
MRP
4336.3
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sporotar Injection

Uses of Sporotar Injection

Sporotar 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections and kala-azar.

Sporotar Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Sporotar are Headache, Injection site pain, Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach cramp, Fever, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Heartburn, Rapid breathing.

How to use Sporotar Injection

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

How Sporotar Injection works

Sporotar 50 mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

In Depth Information on Sporotar Injection

Expert advice for Sporotar 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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Sporotar Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Sporotar Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sporotar 50 mg 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
Sporotar 50 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Sporotar 50 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Sporotar 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sporotar 50 mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sporotar 50 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sporotar Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Sporotar Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

Q. Is Sporotar fungistatic or fungicidal?
Sporotar is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Q. Is Sporotar light sensitive?
Sporotar is not light sensitive
Q. What is Sporotar liposomal?
Liposomal Sporotar is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Sporotar can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Q. Is Sporotar an antibiotic?
Yes, Sporotar 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)
Q. Is Sporotar testing dose needed?
Yes, administration of Sporotar 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
Q. How is Sporotar administered?
Sporotar is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Q. How does Sporotar cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?
Sporotar 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 Sporotar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Sporotar with Methylprednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred, Premeth, Lumi M, Mep, Aricort M, Metcort, Ultrapred, Meprosol
Sporotar with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Sporotar with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Sporotar with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netyl, Internet
Sporotar with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Sporotar with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Ketozoe, Ketazol, Tako, Hitoral, Furid, Ketocron, Fungidor, Fungimin
Sporotar with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Bactob, Torvis, Tojawa, Cobex, Tobran, Tobaking, Obra, Tomin, Toram, Tobax
Sporotar with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
Sporotar with Dexamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone: Dexamax, OD Dex, Adexa, Dexaril, Dexarain, Dexalide, Dexton, Dekadin, Pfidex, Dexacron
Sporotar with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf
Sporotar with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort
Sporotar with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Budojet, Budemon, Budate
Sporotar with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Presticort-T, Tacit, Alcicort, Kapiswit
Sporotar with Deflazacort
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef, Defalone, Renze, Jeevcort, Flazassil, Exacort, Solo D
Sporotar with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip
Sporotar with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior
Sporotar with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc, Vancocare, Vancogram, Vanolac CP, Vanlee, Helvance, Vanmax
Sporotar with Neomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Neomycin: Neocin
Sporotar with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen, GB Gen, Garacin, Gentadin, Jentin, Gen, Zentax, Gentivin
Sporotar with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin
Sporotar with Amikacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amikacin: Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin, Gramika, Amitrex, Welmic, Spakin, Acean, Abiox, Blocin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze
Sporotar with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Sporotar with Fluorometholone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluorometholone: FMN, Fluorobell
Sporotar with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros
Sporotar with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol
Sporotar with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud
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