AMPHOTERICIN B (Amphotericin B) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name


What is the Trade Name for AMPHOTERICIN B

Amphotericin B

What is the Indication for AMPHOTERICIN B

  • INDICATIONS AND USAGE Amphotericin B liposome for injection is indicated for the following: Empirical therapy for presumed fungal infection in febrile, neutropenic patients. Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis in HIV infected patients (see DESCRIPTION OF CLINICAL STUDIES) . Treatment of patients with Aspergillus species, Candida species and/or Cryptococcus species infections (see above for the treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis) refractory to amphotericin B deoxycholate, or in patients where renal impairment or unacceptable toxicity precludes the use of amphotericin B deoxycholate. Treatment of visceral leishmaniasis. In immunocompromised patients with visceral leishmaniasis treated with amphotericin B liposome for injection, relapse rates were high following initial clearance of parasites (see DESCRIPTION OF CLINICAL STUDIES) . See DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION for recommended doses by indication.



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