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Nephrotoxicity and other adverse events among inpatients receiving liposomal amphotericin B or amphotericin B lipid complex.
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PMID:  23774005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Nephrotoxicity evaluations between liposomal amphotericin B (L-AMB) and amphotericin B lipid complex (ABLC) have provided mixed results. This retrospective study used an electronic medical record database of hospitalized patients with invasive fungal infections treated with either L-AMB or ABLC. Patients had renal insufficiency, clinical condition suggesting intolerance to amphotericin B deoxycholate (CAB), or recent CAB exposure. Baseline SCr, exposure to other nephrotoxic agents, and total amphotericin B exposure were similar between the groups. In 105 patients administered L-AMB, 10.6% had nephrotoxicity versus 22.6% of 222 patients administered ABLC (P = 0.020). A logistic regression model found ABLC patients had 3.48 higher odds (95% CI 1.05-11.52) than L-AMB of developing nephrotoxicity. Infusion reactions were more prevalent with ABLC (23.9% versus 9.5%, P = 0.002) as was hypomagnesemia (44.3% versus 28.1%, P = 0.033). This study demonstrated that L-AMB is associated with less nephrotoxicity, infusion reactions and hypomagnesemia than ABLC in patients at increased risk of nephrotoxicity.
Rolin L Wade; Paresh Chaudhari; Jaime L Natoli; Robert J Taylor; Brian H Nathanson; David L Horn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1879-0070     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  361-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Cerner Research, Culver City, CA.
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