Q. Is Amfitas 50mg Injection fungistatic or fungicidal?
Amfitas 50mg Injection is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Q. Is Amfitas 50mg Injection light sensitive?
Amfitas 50mg Injection is not light sensitive
Q. What is Amfitas 50mg Injection liposomal?
Liposomal Amfitas 50mg Injection is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Amfitas 50mg Injection can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Q. Is Amfitas 50mg Injection an antibiotic?
Yes, Amfitas 50mg Injection 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 Amfitas 50mg Injection testing dose needed?
Yes, administration of Amfitas 50mg Injection 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 Amfitas 50mg Injection administered?
Amfitas 50mg Injection is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Q. How does Amfitas 50mg Injection cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?
Amfitas 50mg Injection 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.