Amphotericin B

FDA Approved: * April 29, 1992
Pharm Company: * PHARMA TEK
Category: Antifungal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Amphotericin B Overview

Amphotericin B is an antifungal medication used for serious fungal infections and leishmaniasis.[1] The fungal infections it is used to treat include aspergillosis, blastomycosis, candidiasis, coccidioidomycosis, and cryptococcosis.[2] For certain infections it is given with flucytosine.[3] It is typically given by injection into a vein[2] Common side effects include a reaction with fever, chills, and headaches soon after the med...

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Bv and amphotericin b

Can I internally insert to clear bv ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? Amphotericin B will not treat BV, it is only effective at treating fungal infections, such as yeast infections. BV is an actual bacterial infection, so it requires an antibiotic to be treated and one is usually taken orally. The FDA lists typical antibiotic side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Have you consulted your doctor?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Amphotericin B
  • Cream: 3%
  • Injection: 50mg, 50mg/vial
  • Lotion: 3%
  • Ointment: 3%
  • Suspension: 100mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Amphotericin B: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 39822-1055 Amphotericin B 50 mg/10ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by X-gen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Amphotericin B or a similar ingredient: (6 results)

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Can I internally insert to clear bv ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? Amphotericin B will not treat BV, it is only effective ... 1 reply
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I was treated with this drug as a child. The drug was given to me in a spinal tap at the age of approx 6. I am 53 yrs ol...






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