Pfizer | Amphocin (Medication)


Amphocin should be administered primarily to patients with progressive, potentially life-threatening fungal infections. This potent drug should not be used to treat noninvasive fungal infections, such as oral thrush, vaginal candidiasis and esophageal candidiasis in patients with normal neutrophil counts. ...

Side Effect:

Side effects may include:dry mouth, increased thirst, nausea, vomiting; extreme drowsiness, restless feeling, confusion, urinating more or less than usual, or not at all, muscle pain or weakness, fast or uneven heart rate, feeling light-headed, fainting; seizure (convulsions), fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; or nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). ...


Notify your doctor your medical history, especially of:other illnesses, kidney problems, allergies (especially drug allergies). Notify your doctor if symptoms worsen or the infection reoccurs.

To be sure this medication is not causing harmful effects, your blood cells, kidney function, and liver function may need to be tested on a regular basis. Amphocin can have long-lasting effects on your body. Do not miss any follow-up visits to your doctor for blood or urine tests.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...