[Nephrotoxicity caused by amphotericin B].

A six-year-old child with coccidioidomycosis is reported. The patient was given amphotericin B, that brought about disturbances in renal function with renal failure, which turned reversible on discontinuance of treatment. The earliest manifestations of nephrotoxicity were observed following administration of a total dose of 1,000 mgs. The findings were… CONTINUE READING