amphotericin suspension-oral, Fungizone
GENERIC NAME: AMPHOTERICIN SUSPENSION - ORAL (am-foh-TAIR-eh-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Fungizone
USES: This medication is to be used for the treatment of oral candidiasis, an oral fungal infection.
HOW TO USE: Shake well before using. Use the marked dropper provided to drop 1 milliliter (ml) on the tongue four times daily between meals or as directed. Swish the medication in your mouth for at least one or two minutes before swallowing. This medication may also be applied by swabbing affected area with a non-absorbent swab. Follow your doctor's directions carefully. When using this method, leave the drug in the mouth as long as possible.
SIDE EFFECTS: Stomach or intestinal problems including nausea, vomiting or diarrhea may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor. Very unlikely to occur but notify your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following: skin eruptions/rash, itching, swelling. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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