Amphocrit

Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Amphocrit Products

Amphocrit Products are primarily used for

Severe fungal infections, Kala-azar

About Amphocrit Products

Uses of Amphocrit Products

Amphotericin B is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections and kala-azar.

Amphocrit Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amphocrit are Nausea, Vomiting, Fever, Chills, Headache, Loss of appetite, Stomach cramp, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Heartburn, Hyperventilation (rapid breathing).

How Amphocrit Products work

Amphotericin B is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Patient Concerns about Amphocrit Products

Frequently asked questions about Amphocrit Products

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

Q. Is Amphocrit 50mg Injection fungistatic or fungicidal?
Amphocrit 50mg Injection is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Q. Is Amphocrit 50mg Injection light sensitive?
Amphocrit 50mg Injection is not light sensitive
Q. What is Amphocrit 50mg Injection liposomal?
Liposomal Amphocrit 50mg Injection is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Amphocrit 50mg Injection can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Q. Is Amphocrit 50mg Injection an antibiotic?
Yes, Amphocrit 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 Amphocrit 50mg Injection testing dose needed?
Yes, administration of Amphocrit 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 Amphocrit 50mg Injection administered?
Amphocrit 50mg Injection is either administered as intravenous injection or infusion by a registered medical professional only
Q. How does Amphocrit 50mg Injection cause nephrotoxicity and hyperkalemia?
Amphocrit 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.

Products for Amphocrit

Amphocrit 50mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Wockhardt Ltd
MRP
4687.36
Not Available

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