amphotericin


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amphotericin

[‚am·fə′ter·ə·sən]
(microbiology)
An amphoteric antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces nodosus and having of two components, A and B.
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Comparison of one week with two week regimens of amphotericin B both followed by fluconazole in the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis among AIDS patients.
Systemic levels of the drug are expected to be very low, and the hope is that the toxicities that have long prevented the use of intravenous amphotericin B prophylactically will be avoided, he said.
Because the most common fungal etiology of near drowning pneumonia is P boydii, an organism resistant to amphotericin B, bronchoscopy was performed to assess for a common pulmonary and cutaneous pathogen.
Mark Sirgo, President and Chief Scientific Officer of BDSI, stated, "We continue to believe in the value of the Bioral drug delivery platform and, in particular, the significant potential for Bioral Amphotericin B.
Amphotericin, branded as Fungizone, is prescribed at around one milligram per kg of a patient's weight.
Over the past three and a half years, there have been 53 reports of Amphotericin overdoses to the Agency but of these, only Mr Richards and Mr Sunner had died.
Successful treatment of rhinocerebral mucormycosis by a combination of aggressive surgical debridement and the use of systemic liposomal amphotericin B and local therapy with nebulized amphotericin--A case report.
Successful treatment of aspergillosis in liver transplant recipients should include early diagnosis, sequential medical treatment with lipid amphotericin B and itraconazole, and surgical intervention for invasive disease.
The patented Bioral drug delivery technology encapsulates a drug (in this case, the antifungal agent amphotericin B) in a lipid crystal to facilitate the oral administration of drugs otherwise given by injection.
Amphotericin b lipid complex , suspension for injection 5mg/ml ml vial 2ml -20 .
Father-of-three Paul Richards, from Sutton Coldfield, and another patient, Baljit Singh Sunner, from Stechford, both suddenly deteriorated within 20 minutes of each other when they were wrongly given five times the normal dose of the drug Amphotericin, the inquest was told.