Amphotericin B

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  1. Amphotericin B Benefits & Uses
  2. Amphotericin B Dosage & How to Take
  3. Amphotericin B Side Effects
  4. Amphotericin B Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Amphotericin B with Other Drugs
  6. Amphotericin B Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Amphotericin B
  8. Amphotericin B Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Amphotericin B Benefits & Uses

Amphotericin B is used to treat the following -

  1. फंगल इन्फेक्शन Primary (और पढ़ें - फंगल संक्रमण के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. कालाजार

Amphotericin B Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Amphotericin B

Amphotericin B

Amphotericin B Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amphotericin B is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Fever Common
  3. Decreased blood pressure
  4. Headache Common
  5. Blurred vision
  6. Difficulty urinating
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Dizziness Rare
  9. Irregular heartbeat
  10. Chills

Amphotericin B Related Warnings

Is the use of Amphotericin B safe for pregnant women?

Amphotericin B has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Amphotericin B without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Amphotericin B safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Amphotericin B for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

Mild

What is the effect of Amphotericin B on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Amphotericin B on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Amphotericin B on the Liver?

In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Amphotericin B on the liver, information on safety of Amphotericin B for liver is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Amphotericin B on the Heart?

Amphotericin B is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amphotericin B with Other Drugs

Amphotericin B should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amphotericin B Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amphotericin B unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Anemia
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Dehydration

Frequently asked Questions about Amphotericin B

Is this Amphotericin B habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Amphotericin B is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Amphotericin B can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Amphotericin B is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Amphotericin B in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Amphotericin B Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amphotericin B

There is no information on the effects of taking Amphotericin B with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Amphotericin B

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Amphotericin B with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Amphotericin B
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 787-789
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 154-157
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