We are pleased to offer AmBisome
as one of our first critical care products, and we look forward to introducing several more high-growth critical care products, including high-end antibiotics, in the near future.
Bangladesh has begun to introduce miltefosine and has been using AmBisome
with the support of MSF in one of its sub-districts.
A dose of Fungizone was administered instead of AmBisome
in six cases, leading to the two deaths in two of those.
It may be worthwhile to investigate the potential for AmBisome
interference on other analyzers that use a phosphomolybdate ultraviolet assay from other manufacturers.
is the only antifungal agent indicated for the treatment of febrile neutropenia with suspected mycotic infection.
8 million result from collaborations with corporate partners, including contract revenues for research and development projects, and royalties on product sales of AmBisome
in the United States by Gilead's co-promotion partner Fujisawa Healthcare and VISTIDE in the European Union by Pharmacia & Upjohn.
In the Indian subcontinent, where VL is endemic, the WHO Leishmaniasis Expert Committee recommends single-dose AmBisome
as the safest, most effective treatment for the disease.
An agent discovered by US company Gilead Sciences, AmBisome
is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by Aspergillus, Candida and Cryptococcus as well as febrile neutropenia with possible fungal infection.
Since the product's European introduction in 1990, Gilead has successfully grown the market for Ambisome
throughout the world.
ATLANTA -- AmBiLoad Study Evaluated Optimum Use of AmBisome
for Patients With Life-Threatening Infections
Fujisawa submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AmBisome
in July 1999 seeking a label expansion for the additional indication.
It sells five drugs, Truvada, Viread and Emtriva, for HIV treatment; AmBisome
, for fungal infections; and Hepsera for chronic hepatitis B infection.