Amphotericin B

(am-pho-ter-I-cin B)

Amphotericin B (Fungizone) is a medication used to treat or prevent fungal infections. It may be given by injection or sometimes it is given by mouth or into the bladder.

  • If this medication is being used at home, do not use after the expiration date on the bottle / container.
  • It may cause skin redness at places that have been treated with radiation.
  • Keep this medication out of the reach of children
  • If too much medication is taken by accident, call the Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at 513-636-5111, or 1-800-222-1222 or call your child's doctor right away.

For any medication information related to your child's dosing schedule and / or missed doses, contact the healthcare provider who prescribed the medication.

  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Stomach pain
  • Stinging and pain at injection site
  • Leg cramp / pain
  • Kidney problems
  • Headaches
  • General pain, including muscles and joints
  • Tiredness or fatigue
  • Fever
  • Shaking or chills
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea that lasts more than 24 hours

Last Updated 12/2013