contains Amphotericin B which belongs to a group of medicines known as anti-fungal antibiotics. It is indicated for severe life threatening fungal infections and visceral leishmaniasis (developed by parasite).
Amphotericin B is an antifungal medicine, which can be fungistatic or fungicidal, depends on its concentration and fungal susceptibility, which acts by binding to ergosterol in the fungal cell membrane eventually causes membrane damage. This results in cell contents leak from the fungal cell and cell death happens. It has greater affinity for fungal ergosterol than for the cholesterol of human cells. Amphotericin B is a macrocyclic which is created from a strain of Streptomyces nodosus.
LAMBIN 50MG will be administered by physician or nurse, inform your physician if you have or had liver, kidney or heart problems, are pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers. This medicine is not suitable for babies less than 1 month old. The common side effects are nausea, vomiting, fever, chills and decrease in potassium levels.