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Sporotar 50mg Injection

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Composition for Sporotar 50mg Injection

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Primary uses of Sporotar 50mg Injection

Serious fungal Infections, Kala-azar
MRP
4336.3
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sporotar Injection

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Uses of Sporotar Injection

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

Common

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

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How to use Sporotar Injection

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

How Sporotar Injection works

Sporotar 50mg Injection is an antifungal medicine. It kills fungus 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 50mg 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 50mg 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 50mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Sporotar 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sporotar 50mg 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 50mg 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 50mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Sporotar Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

Sporotar is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Sporotar is not light sensitive
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
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)
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
Sporotar is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
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 Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv
Sporotar with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
Sporotar with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Sporotar with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin
Sporotar with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Sporotar with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Sporotar with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin
Sporotar with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Sporotar with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep
Sporotar with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera
Sporotar with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir
Sporotar with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Sporotar with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir: Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof
Sporotar with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC
Sporotar with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tobramycin: Tobo, Tobrasulf, Toracin, Tobamist
Sporotar with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion
Sporotar with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Sporotar with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Sporotar with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin
Sporotar with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec
Sporotar with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Fanton, Indicontin
Sporotar with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
Sporotar with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Sporotar with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Sporotar with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun
Sporotar with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Sporotar with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Sporotar with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir
Sporotar with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide, Gentacip
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