FAQs ABOUT AMPHOGEN EMULSION
What is AMPHOGEN EMULSION used for?
AMPHOGEN EMULSION is an anti-fungal agent which is used to treat invasive fungal infections in patients who are resistant/intolerant to conventional Amphotericin B therapy.
What are the side effects of AMPHOGEN EMULSION?
The most common side effects of receiving AMPHOGEN EMULSION are fever, chills, and/or rigors. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
How AMPHOGEN EMULSION works:
AMPHOGEN EMULSION binds to ergosterol (steroid present on the cell membranes of fungi) which leads to the formation of pores and ion leakage on the cell membrane resulting in fungal cell death thus treating invasive fungal infections in affected individuals.
How AMPHOGEN EMULSION is administered?
AMPHOGEN EMULSION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous infusion. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can AMPHOGEN EMULSION be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women?
Yes, AMPHOGEN EMULSION can be administered but with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.