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Amphotericin B

Amphotericin B Information

Amphotericin B Benefits & Uses

Amphotericin B is used to treat the following -

Amphotericin B Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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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 सामान्य
  3. Decreased blood pressure
  4. Headache सामान्य
  5. Blurred vision
  6. Difficulty urinating
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Dizziness दुर्लभ
  9. Irregular heartbeat
  10. Chills

Amphotericin B Related Warnings

Is the use of Amphotericin B safe for pregnant women?

Amphotericin B shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Severe

Is the use of Amphotericin B safe during breastfeeding?

Amphotericin B has been seen to have side effects in very few breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Amphotericin B on the Kidneys?

Amphotericin B has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Amphotericin B on the Liver?

Side effects of Amphotericin B on liver are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

Unknown

What is the effect of Amphotericin B on the Heart?

Amphotericin B has very mild side effects on 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?

Forming a habit of Amphotericin B has not been reported.

No

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

After taking Amphotericin B, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Amphotericin B can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Amphotericin B only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Amphotericin B is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Amphotericin B Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amphotericin B

There is no information on the effects of food and Amphotericin B 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 -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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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