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Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

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By LIFECARE INNOVATIONS PVT LTD
50ml Injection

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Amphotericin-B
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-FUNGAL

Medical Description

Fungisome Injection is an antifungal medication. It contains amphotericin B as the active ingredient. Amphotericin B is prescribed for the treatment of serious fungal infections. This medicine works b...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

  • Serious fungal infections
  • Kala azar (visceral leishmaniasis)
contraindications

Contraindications of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

If you are allergic to amphotericin B or ingredients present along with it.
sideEffects

Side effects of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Decrease in serum potassium levels
  • Pain or swelling at the injection site
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fungisome Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety information available about use of the Fungisome Injection in pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fungisome Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if the component of this medicine passes in breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking this injection if you are a lactating woman.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Fungisome Injection?
A:
This injection is usually given to an individual who is being treated in a healthcare set up and their health condition may not allow them to drive. However, Fungisome Injection does not have any effect on the driving ability of an individual.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Fungisome Injection?
A:
Although the interaction of the Fungisome Injection with alcohol is not known, it is advisable to consult your doctor if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver or kidney-related disorder.
  • You experience skin allergy and rashes after taking this medicine.
  • Amphotericin B must not be used for superficial fungal infections.
  • When on treatment with the Fungisome Injection, your doctor may ask you to perform blood tests to monitor your potassium, magnesium levels and kidney function.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

How Does It Work?

Fungisome Injection contains amphotericin B, an antifungal medicine. Amphotericin B binds to the fungal cells and makes them more porous that leads to the leakage of cell components and fungal cell de...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

  • Fungisome Injection will be administered by a doctor in a clinical or a hospital setting.
  • Please follow any after-care instructions given by your doctor or nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Fungisome works or Fungisome itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat cancer, high blood pressure, heart conditions, immunosuppressants, pain killers, muscle relaxants and steroids.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

  • Store it in temperatures between 2-8 degrees celsius away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly.
dosage

Dosage of Fungisome 50mg Inj 50ml

Overdose

This medicine is given/administered by a trained health care professional. The likelihood of an overdose is very low.

Missed a Dose

This medicine is given/administered by a trained health care professional at the appropriate time in a hospital or clinic. The likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Fungisome Injection?

A: Fungisome Injection is an anti-fungal medication. It contains amphotericin B as the active ingredient. It is used to treat serious fungal infections or visceral leishmaniasis commonly known as kala-azar in India.

Q: How is Fungisome Injection given?

A: Fungisome Injection is given as an intravenous injection or infusion by a doctor or nurse in a hospital or clinic. An allergy test is usually performed by administering an initial test dose before initiating the treatment. If no allergic reactions develop, the doctor or nurse will continue with the treatment.

Q: How Fungisome Injection works?

A: Fungisome Injection is an antifungal medicine containing amphotericin B as its active ingredient. It works by binding to the fungal cells and makes them more porous leading to the leakage of cell components and fungal cell death.

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ContainsAmphotericin-B
UsesSerious fungal infections, kala-azar
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, rash, chills
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 07:10 PM (IST)
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