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Amphotericin B Liposome, Liposomal Amphotericin
Often used for:
Amphotericin B is an antifungal medication. This medicine is used to treat or prevent fungal infections including aspergillosis and candidiasis.
Patients receiving amphotericin B may have regular blood draws to check electrolyte levels in the blood and monitor liver and kidney function.
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV
Infusion-related reactions may include chills, fever, flushing, itching, shortness of breath, sweating, rash, or headache
Not all patients who take amphotericin B will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.