About the drug:
Amphotericin is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Amphotret Injection. Amphotericin B is a freeze dried preparation for intravenous injection. It is a polyene macrolide antifungal antibiotic obtained from a strain of Streptomyces nodosus, used to treat life-threatening fungal infections.
Uses of the drug:
Amphotericin B Injection should be administered primarily to patients with progressive, potentially life-threatening fungal infections. This medication should not be used to treat minor fungal infections such as oral thrush, vaginal candidiasis and oesophageal candidiasis in patients having normal neutrophil counts. It is specifically indicated in the treatment of fungal infections such as oral, Cutaneous, vaginal candidiasis, otomycosis, Mucocutaneous candidiasis, fungal meningitis, kala azar, cryptococcosis, and histoplasmosi.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Amphotericin. It works by Altering the fungal cell membrane permeability by binding it to the sterol component of the cell membrane and thus kills the outer covering of the fungus and this is how it treats the fungal infections.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of sterile injection under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Amphotret Injection – 50 mg
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Amphotericinor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding women
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have a history of severe allergic reaction
- Have severe liver problems
- Have kidney problems
- Renal impairment
- Hepatic dysfunction
- Are undergoing chemotherapy
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is available in the form of an Injection. Amphotret injection comes in a sterile liquid form to be injected intravenously that is in a vein or intramuscularly that is into a muscle. It can be administered daily or on alternate days or twice daily. If you are taking this medicament at home, use this drug exactly as directed by your doctor.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescribed dose . Do not change and stop the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately.
If you miss a dose of Amphotret, then take it as soon as you remember.Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, pain at the site of injection and fever are the common side effects of Amphotret. If any of these effects continue for a longer time or if worsen, then contact your doctor immediately.
Amphotretmay rarely cause serious side effects such aschills, myalgia, loss of hearing, tinnitus, low blood pressure, chest pain, weakness, anxiety, tingling, drowsiness, easy bruising. The information on side effects of Amphotretin this guide is not complete and there may be other side effects.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: corticosteroids, digitalis, cyclosporine, aminoglycosides, betoconazole, flucytosine. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult for this drug. There may be other medications that shows drug interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else even ifsomeone is having a similar symptoms
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting to the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfort after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature
|US Brand Name||Amphotericin B|
|Generic Name||Amphotericin B|
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