What is Fungilin (Amphotericin) used for?
Fungilin (Amphotericin) is prescribed as a treatment for oral thrush. This medication is a type of antifungal, which works by helping to kill the fungus that caused the infection.
How should I use Fungilin (Amphotericin)?
Patients taking Fungilin (Amphotericin) are normally told to take 1 lozenge 4 times per day, usually after meals. The length of time treatment is required varies, usually from 7 to 14 days. You should finish the entire amount prescribed to you, unless told otherwise by your physician. You should consult your physician if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms, or if you notice a return of your symptoms after finishing the prescribed course of medication.
What are the side effects of Fungilin (Amphotericin)?
Fungilin (Amphotericin) may cause some side effects, such as:
Adverse reactions affecting the skin may, in rare cases, occur. See your physician immediately if this happens.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fungilin (Amphotericin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.