amphotericin B

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am·pho·ter·i·cin B

An antibiotic, C47H73NO17, derived from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces nodosus and used to treat systemic fungal infections.


amphotericin B

n anfotericina B
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Phase II: Empirical combination therapy (from days 8 to 27): Caspofungin and amphotericin B cholesteryl sulfate complex for injection (amphotec).
Three Rivers also sells Amphotec for treatment of invasive aspergillosis, a dangerous systemic fungal infection, and a generic form of AstraZeneca Plc's (London GBR) breast-cancer treatment Arimidex (anastrozole).
The company also markets Amphotec (Amphotericin B Cholesteryl Sulfate) for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis, a life-threatening systemic fungal infection, and anastrazole for the treatment of certain cancers.