Fungizone (amphotericin b) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Fungizone (amphotericin b):
Ampho B (Includes Fungizone) ↔ Anemia
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility
Applies to: Anemia
Intravenous amphotericin B therapy may depress erythropoietin and red blood cell production and commonly causes a normocytic, normochromic anemia. Although the anemia is well tolerated by most patients and usually reverses completely within several months of stopping therapy, it may be problematic in patients with preexisting anemia. Intravenous therapy with amphotericin B should be administered cautiously in anemic patients or those predisposed to anemia. Frequent monitoring of blood counts and hemoglobin concentrations are recommended.
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Fungizone (amphotericin b) drug Interactions
There are 210 drug interactions with Fungizone (amphotericin b)
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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