Lifecare Innovations Pvt Ltd

Composition for Fungitericin Products

Fungitericin Products are primarily used for

Severe fungal infections, Kala-azar

About Fungitericin Products

Uses of Fungitericin Products

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

Fungitericin Products side effects


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

How Fungitericin Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Fungitericin Products

Frequently asked questions about Fungitericin Products

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

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

Fungitericin Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Lifecare Innovations Pvt Ltd

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