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Is amphotericin B effective against viral or bacterial infections?

No, amphotericin B does not work against viruses or bacterial infections. It is only used for fungal infections. Amphotericin B must be taken through an intravenous solution and can have serious side effects, so it is only used against life-threatening fungal infections. It kills the fungus that causes the infection.

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