Active Ingredient: Amphotericin B
Amphotericin B is indicated for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in immunocompetent patients including both adults and children.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
1 - 1.5 mg per kg of body weight
From 1 To 1.5 mg per kg of body weight once every day for 21 day(s)
A total dose of 21.0-30.0 mg/kg of body weight given over 10-21 days may be used in the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis. Particulars as to the optimal dosage and the eventual development of resistance are as yet incomplete. The product should be administered under strict medical supervision.
Amphotericin B should be administered by intravenous infusion over a 30-60 minute period. For doses greater than 5mg/kg/day, intravenous infusion over a 2 hour period is recommended.
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