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Amphotericin B

In the US, Amphotericin B (amphotericin b systemic) is a member of the drug class polyenes and is used to treat Aspergillosis - Aspergilloma, Aspergillosis - Invasive, Blastomycosis, Candida Infections - Systemic, Candida Urinary Tract Infection, Coccidioidomycosis, Coccidioidomycosis - Meningitis, Cryptococcal Meningitis - Immunocompetent Host, Cryptococcal Meningitis - Immunosuppressed Host, Cryptococcosis, Esophageal Candidiasis, Fungal Endocarditis, Fungal Infection Prophylaxis, Histoplasmosis - Immunocompenent Host, Histoplasmosis - Meningitis, Leishmaniasis, Oral Thrush, Paracoccidioidomycosis and Sporotrichosis.

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Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent


Chemical Name

A polyene antibiotic substance obtained from cultures of Streptomyces nodosus, or the same substance produced by any other means (WHO )

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Amfotericina B (OS: DCIT)
  • Amphotericin B (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Amphotéricine B (OS: DCF)
  • RP 17774 (IS)
  • Amfotericina B (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amphotericin (PH: BP 2011)
  • Amphotericin B (PH: JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Amphotericinum B (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Amphotericin B lipid emulsion (IS)
  • Lipid complex (IS)
  • Amphotericin B sodium cholesteryl complex (IS)
  • Amphotericin Compound with Cholesteryl Sulfate (IS)
  • C-AmB (IS)

Brand Names

  • Abelcet
    Cephalon, Poland; Cephalon, Sweden; LCA, Belgium
  • Adpho
    Advanced Remedies, Thailand
  • Aglutin
    Target Pharma, Greece
  • Ambisome
    Gilead, Greece; Gilead, Israel; Gilead, Latvia; P & D, Malta
  • Amforesteclin (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Abeefe Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peru
  • Amfotericina B
    Vitalis, Colombia
  • Amfotericina-B Raffo
    Raffo, Chile
  • Amfotex
    Alkem, India
  • Amphiprol
    Novendia Pahrmaceuticals, Greece
  • Ampho B
    Grey Inversiones, Peru
  • Amphocil
    Chiesi, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Farmoz, Portugal; Hospira, Malaysia; Providens, Croatia (Hrvatska); Smart Intermed, Greece; Three Rivers, Malaysia; Three Rivers, Netherlands; Torrex, Hungary; Torrex, Poland; Torrex, Slovenia; Torrex Chiesi, Austria; Torrex Chiesi, Czech Republic; Torrex Chiesi, Georgia; Torrex Chiesi, Serbia
  • Ampholin
    Mediorals, Thailand
  • Ampholip
    Xeno, Philippines
  • Ampholyn
    Lyka, Kenya
  • Ampho-Moronal
    Dermapharm, Austria; Dermapharm, Switzerland; Dermapharm, Germany
  • Amphotec
    Biomeks, Turkey; Raffo, Argentina; Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals, Israel
  • Amphotericin B
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany
  • Amphotericin B Asence
    Asence, Thailand
  • Amphotericin B Biolab
    Biolab, Thailand
  • Amphotericin B BMS
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Austria
  • Amphotericin B
    Dumex, Ethiopia; X-Gen, United States
  • Amphotret
    Bharat Serums, Kenya; Xeno, Philippines
  • Anfotericina B Biosano
    Biosano, Chile
  • Anfotericina B Northia
    Northia, Argentina
  • Anfotericina B Richet
    Pharmaceutical, Venezuela; Richet, Dominican Republic; Richet, Guatemala; Richet, Honduras; Richet, Panama
  • Anfotericina Fada
    Fada, Argentina
  • Anfotericina Richet
    Laboratorios Richet SA, Thailand; Richet, Argentina
  • Cloridrato de Tetracilina + Anfotericina B (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Ativus, Brazil
  • Fengkesong
    Asia Pioneer, China; Shanghai Pharma Group, China
  • Fungilin Lozenges
    Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand
  • Fungilin
    P & D, Malta; Sigma, Australia
  • Fungizon
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Fungizona
    Bristol Myers Squibb, Spain
  • Fungizone
    Abbott, India; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Belgium; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Congo; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, France; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United Kingdom; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hungary; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Indonesia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Italy; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Korea; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Netherlands; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Singapore; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Thailand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Tunisia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Turkey; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Venezuela; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; IFET, Greece; Merck, Chile; Merck, Colombia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Malaysia
  • Halizon
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Mysteclin (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Dermapharm, Austria; Dermapharm, Germany
  • Novasutin (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Blausiegel, Brazil
  • Talsutin (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Indonesia
  • Tericin AT (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Ativus, Brazil
  • Tetraciclina + Anfotericina B (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Medley, Brazil
  • Vagamycin (Amphotericin B and Tetracycline)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ethiopia
  • Ambisome
    Astellas, United States; Dainippon Sumitomo, Japan; Gador, Argentina; Gilead, Australia; Gilead, Denmark; Gilead, Spain; Gilead, Finland; Gilead, France; Gilead, United Kingdom; Gilead, Hong Kong; Gilead, Ireland; Gilead, Iceland; Gilead, Italy; Gilead, Luxembourg; Gilead, Netherlands; Gilead, Norway; Gilead, New Zealand; Gilead, Sweden; Gilead, Singapore; Gilead, Thailand; Gilead, Turkey; Gilead, Taiwan; Key Oncologics, South Africa; Medicopharmacia, Slovenia; UCB, Belgium; Yuhan, South Korea
  • AmBisome
    Astellas, Canada; Gilead, Austria; Gilead, Switzerland; Gilead, Germany; Gilead, Poland; HAEMATO pharm, Austria
  • Amphotec
    Ben Venue, China
  • Abelcet
    Armstrong, Mexico; Bioprofarma, Argentina; Cephalon, Czech Republic; Cephalon, Germany; Cephalon, Spain; Cephalon, Finland; Cephalon, France; Cephalon, United Kingdom; Cephalon, Greece; Cephalon, Hungary; Cephalon, Ireland; Cephalon, Iceland; Cephalon, Italy; Cephalon, Luxembourg; Cephalon, Netherlands; Cephalon, Norway; Cephalon Pharma, Denmark; Gen, Turkey; Liposome, Oman; Orphan, Australia; Sigma Tau, United States; Sigma-Tau, Canada; The Liposome Company, Slovakia
  • Abelect
    Cephalon, Austria
  • Anfotericina B Complejo Lipidico
    Biosano, Chile
  • Amphocil
    Alza, Ireland; Beacon, United Kingdom; Farmatec Investigacion, Spain; Hospira, Thailand; Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals, Denmark; Zodiac, Brazil
  • Amphotec
    Alkopharma, United States

International Drug Name Search


BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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