Ampholyn 50mg Injection Description:
Ampholyn 50mg Injection is an antifungal medicine. It kills fungus by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
Ampholyn 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections and kala-azar.
Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Fever, Chills, Decreased blood pressure, Increased creatine level in blood.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Ampholyn fungistatic or fungicidal?
Ampholyn is fungicidal in nature, it acts by killing the fungus
Is Ampholyn light sensitive?
Ampholyn is not light sensitive
What is Ampholyn liposomal?
Liposomal Ampholyn is a lipid-associated formulation. Liposomal encapsulation or incorporation into a lipid complex of Ampholyn can substantially improves drug safety especially nephrotoxicity associated with the drug
Is Ampholyn an antibiotic?
Yes, Ampholyn 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)
Is Ampholyn testing dose needed?
Yes, administration of Ampholyn is associated with allergy (severe and serious allergic) reaction, therefore it is recommended to administer a test dose before startin