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Amphotericin b
Essential medicine status
General description
Amphotericin B is an antifungal medication used for serious systemic fungal infections and visceral leishmaniasis.
INN
Amphotericin B
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Candidosis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Aspergillosis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Cryptococcosis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Histoplasmosis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Blastomycosis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Coccidioidomycosis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Sporotrichosis
Added in 1995 (TRS 867) for Visceral leishmaniasis
Therapeutic equivalent for
Recommendations
Section
Antifungal medicines
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg powder for injection in vial (as deoxycholate or liposomal complex)
Section
Antileishmaniasis medicines
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg powder for injection in vial (as deoxycholate or liposomal complex)