FAQs ABOUT MYCOFLU 50MG
Is MYCOFLU 50MG safe to use in patients with kidney disease?
MYCOFLU 50MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease such as kidney failure and those who are undergoing dialysis. Consult your doctor before receiving this medicine.
Is a test dose of MYCOFLU 50MG required?
Yes. Your doctor might give you a test dose of MYCOFLU 50MG to check if you are allergic to the medicine. Before receiving this medicine inform your doctor about previous medication allergies.
Is MYCOFLU 50MG the drug of choice for treating potentially life-threatening fungal diseases?
Yes. MYCOFLU 50MG is the most effective drug and it is a gold standard of antifungal therapy to treat serious and life-threatening fungal infections. Your doctor might treat you with other drugs depending upon your condition.
What precautions should I follow while being treated with MYCOFLU 50MG?
Patients receiving MYCOFLU 50MG should inform their doctor about their pre-existing disease condition affecting kidney and liver or if you have undergone white blood cell transfusion. Also, MYCOFLU 50MG contains sugar, so patients with diabetes must tell their doctor. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any unusual symptoms.
Can MYCOFLU 50MG cause anaemia?
Yes. MYCOFLU 50MG can cause anaemia by supressing the erythropoietin production. However, these levels- may remain low during the treatment and get back to normal after the treatment course.
What is MYCOFLU 50MG used for?
MYCOFLU 50MG belongs to a class of medications called antifungals which is used to treat serious infections caused by yeasts and certain fungi which works by slowing or killing the growth of fungi.
Is MYCOFLU 50MG an antibiotic or antifungal?
MYCOFLU 50MG is an antifungal medicine which acts as either a fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) or fungicidal (destroys the fungi) medicine by binding to certain fungal hormone (ergosterol) that results in fungi cell death.
What are the major side effects of MYCOFLU 50MG?
The most common side-effects of using MYCOFLU 50MG are fever, chills or shivering, tiredness, confusion, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, low blood pressure, skin rash, headache. Its major side effect is nephrotoxicity (impaired kidney function) which occurs by various mechanisms.
How do you administer MYCOFLU 50MG?
MYCOFLU 50MG 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 MYCOFLU 50MGbe given at home?
No. MYCOFLU 50MG is used to treat invasive fungal infections which is generally associated with significant adverse reactions particularly nephrotoxicity (impaired kidney function) which makes it difficult to be administered at home as infusion therapy.