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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 321-323

Amphotericin B liposome-induced acrocyanosis and elevated serum creatinine

1 Department of Pharmacy, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Hangzhou 310003, China
2 Department of Respiration, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Hangzhou 310003, China

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Yingying Xu
Department of Pharmacy, Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital, Hangzhou 310003
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.182889

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A 77-year-old male patient developed acrocyanosis and pain after treatment with amphotericin B liposome 150 mg daily intravenously for disseminated histoplasmosis, and subsequently developed elevated serum creatinine. Amphotericin B liposome was discontinued, and anisodamine was used intravenously to treat acrocyanosis and pain induced by amphotericin B liposome for 9 days and patient was cured. Naranjo adverse drug reaction probability scale score was 5, the World Health Organization-Uppsala Monitoring Centre criteria: Probable, indicating a probable adverse reaction to amphotericin B liposome.


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