Amphocin, NovaPlus Amphotericin B Uses
Treats infections caused by a fungus.Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals.
Store in a refrigerator.
Do not freeze.
Take it out of the refrigerator an hour before the time for your next dose and allow it to warm to room temperature in a clean, dry place.
If you see particles in the solution, You should not use it.
If you have your treatments at home, you should be given a special container for the used needles.
Keep it where children or pets cannot reach it.
Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
An IV infusion is medicine that is put directly into your body through one of your veins.
This medicine should be given by a person trained to give an IV, such as a nurse.
Sometimes you, a family member, or friend can be taught to give your medicine.
Check the bag to make sure there are no leaks.
Also make sure the solution is clear.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Severe nausea and vomiting
Shaking and chills
Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
Swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Swelling, pain, or redness near where the IV needle is given
Water retention (swelling of the ankles and feet)
Urinating less than 1 cup in a day
Severe weakness, muscle cramps
You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to amphotericin B.
This medicine needs to be given on a regular schedule.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
If you miss more than one dose, call your doctor for instructions.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
Make sure your doctor knows if you have kidney disease.
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or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular
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