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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tericin. Please consult your doctor.
Tericin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
Tericin is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Tericin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tericin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tericin is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underl... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Tericin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Tericin is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections and kala-azar. It kills the infection causing fungi and thu... View More
Uses of Tericin
- Severe fungal infections
Side effects of Tericin
- Stomach cramp
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Hyperventilation (rapid breathing)
How to use Tericin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Tericin works
Tericin is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
What if you forget to take Tericin?
If you miss a dose of Tericin, please consult your doctor.
- It is usually given as an injection over 1-2 hours under the supervision of a medical professional.
- Tericin can cause rash, chills, headache, and tiredness during initial days of the treatment, but these may fade away with time.
- Your doctor may ask you for regular blood tests to monitor your blood sugar, potassium, magnesium and kidney function.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you notice pain or blood upon urination, swelling of the face and trouble breathing.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Adult: Dosing regimens are applicable to amphotericin B (conventional). PO Oral candidiasis Per loz contains amphotericin B 10 mg: Suck 1 loz 4 times/da... View More
Increased toxicity with flucytosine. Drug induced renal toxicity enhanced in presence of other nephrotoxic medications. Antagonises effects of azole ant... View More
Renal and hepatic impairment; pregnancy; monitor renal and liver function changes. Lactation: Excretion in milk is unknown; due to the potential for ... View More
Amphotericin B is a polyene antifungal antibiotic which alters cell membrane permeability by binding to ergosterol, thus causing leakage of cell compone... View More
Systemic Fungal Infections Test dose: 0.1 mg/kg IV, not to exceed 1 mg; administer over 20-60 min Initial dose: 0.25 mg/kg/dose IV qDay/qOD Maint... View More
Mode of Action
IV Administration Use promptly after dilution. Infuse over 2-6 hr Reconstitution: For conventional amphotericin B: Reconstitute with sterile water f... View More
Endocarditis, Systemic fungal infections, Visceral leishmaniasis, Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, Thrush, Cryptococcal meningitis, Candidiasis, Asp... View More
Renal Impairment CrCl <10 mL/min: 0.5-0.7 mg/kg IV q24-48hr Consider other antifungal agents that may be less nephrotoxic Intermittent hemodialys... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% Anorexia,Chills,Diarrhea,Fever,Headache,Hypokalemia,Hypomagnesemia,Hypotension,Malaise,Nausea,Pain (generalized),Pain at injection site,Renal func... View More
Hypersensitivity; lactation; do not give to patients receiving antineoplastics.
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More