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    Amphotericin B Topical

    Information about Amphotericin B Topical

    Amphotericin b topical uses

    Amphotericin B Topical is used in the treatment of kala-azar.

    How amphotericin b topical works

    Amphotericin b topical kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

    Common side effects of amphotericin b topical

    Itching, Dry skin, Contact sensitization, Skin redness, Burning sensation

    Available Medicine for Amphotericin B Topical

    • ₹210
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Amphotericin B Topical

    • Inform your doctor immediately if skin problem does not improve or worsens within 1 to 2 weeks.
    • To avoid relapse, continue use of topical amphotericin B even if symptoms begin to clear up.
    • Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not use if you are allergic to amphotericin B or any of its ingredients. 

    Frequently asked questions for Amphotericin B Topical

    Amphotericin B Topical

    Q. Is amphotericin B an antibiotic?
    Yes, amphotericin B is an antifungal antibiotic for the treatment of serious infections caused by fungi
    Q. Is amphotericin B fungistatic or fungicidal?
    Amphotericin B is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
    Q. Is amphotericin B testing dose needed?
    Yes, amphotericin B is associated with allergic (severe and serious) reaction, therefore it is recommended to apply a test dose before starting the therapy to check for sensitivity
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    Q. Is amphotericin B light sensitive?
    Amphotericin B is not light sensitive.

    Content on this page was last updated on 24 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)