Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:10 am

Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

Uses of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Fungal Infections

Side effects of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

The most common side effects of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection are – Fever, Headache, Chest Pain, Hypotension, Irregular Heartbeat , Abdominal Pain, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Hepatic Failure, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

Do not use Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection if you are allergic to – Amphotericin B

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection works

Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection contains – Amphotericin B

Amphotericin B binds to sterols in fungal cell plasma membranes, which changes membrane permeability and allows loss of potassium and small molecules from cells. This action results in cell impairment or death.

Dosage of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

The dosage of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Fungisome 50mg/50ml Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Ambisome 50mg Injection  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

4,606.00  1 Injection Vial Tablets Strip


Drug :- antineoplastics: Increased risk of bronchospasm, hypotension, and nephrotoxicity.

corticosteroids, corticotropin: Increased risk of hypokalemia and cardiac dysfunction.

cyclosporine, nephrotoxic drugs: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

digitalis glycosides: Possibly hypokalemia and more severe digitalis toxicity.

flucytosine: Possibly increased flucytosine toxicity.

leukocyte transfusion: Possibly dyspnea, hypoxemia, and pulmonary infiltrates.

skeletal muscle relaxants: Possibly hypokalemia and increased muscle relaxation.

zidovudine: Possibly myelotoxicity and nephrotoxicity.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.