Amphonex

Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd

Composition for Amphonex Products

Amphonex Products are primarily used for

Severe fungal infections, Kala-azar

About Amphonex Products

Uses of Amphonex Products

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

Amphonex Products side effects

Common

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

How Amphonex Products work

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

In Depth Information for Amphonex Products

Expert advice for Amphonex Products

  • It is usually given as an injection over 1-2 hours under the supervision of a medical professional.
  • Amphonex can cause rash, chills, headache, and tiredness during initial days of the treatment, but these may fade away with time.
  • Your doctor may ask you for regular blood tests to monitor your blood sugar, potassium, magnesium and kidney function.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice pain or blood upon urination, swelling of the face and trouble breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Patient Concerns about Amphonex Products

Frequently asked questions about Amphonex Products

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

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

Amphonex 50mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
MRP
4037.07
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