Sporotar

Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Sporotar Products

Sporotar Products are primarily used for

Severe fungal infections, Kala-azar

About Sporotar Products

Uses of Sporotar Products

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

Sporotar Products side effects

Common

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

How Sporotar Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Sporotar Products

Frequently asked questions about Sporotar Products

Frequently asked questions about Amphotericin B

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

Sporotar 50mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
4336.3
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