Also indexed as: Fungizone
Amphotericin B is an antifungal drug. Topically, it is used to treat skin yeast infections. Intravenously, it is used to treat a variety of life-threatening fungal infections.
Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
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|May Be Beneficial: Depletion or interference—The medication may deplete or interfere with the absorption or function of the nutrient. Taking these nutrients may help replenish them.||
|Side effect reduction/prevention||
|Reduced drug absorption/bioavailability||
An asterisk (*) next to an item in the summary indicates that the interaction is supported only by weak, fragmentary, and/or contradictory scientific evidence.
Amphotericin B has been reported to increase urinary excretion of magnesium.1 It remains unclear whether it is important for people taking this drug to supplement magnesium.
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