Amphotericin B (Lipid Complex)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Amphotericin B (Lipid Complex)?

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• This medicine is used to prevent or treat a variety of yeast infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• You may need potassium or magnesium supplements. Talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flu-like symptoms. These include headache, weakness, fever, shakes, aches, pains, and sweating. You may be given medicine before this shot to prevent these symptoms.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

• Low potassium level. Signs include feeling...

 
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