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|Generic Name||Amikacin Sulphate|
About the drug:
Amikacin is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Mikacin Injection. Amikacin is a man-made aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is similar to tobramycin and gentamicin. This drug is used to treat multiple variety of bacterial infections. Amikacin injection will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Uses of the drug:
Amikacin injection is used to treat certain serious infections that are caused by bacteria, such as meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord) and infections of the blood, abdomen (stomach area), lungs, skin, bones, joints, and urinary tract. Amikacin injection is in a class of medications called aminoglycoside antibiotics.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Amikacin. This drug is known to prevent the bacterial growth and its replication. It works by fighting it with bacteria by interfering in its growth process and thereby kills the bacteria which are responsible for the infection.
Mikacin Injection is manufactured by Cipla, India. The drugs are available on our website. To buy Mikacin Injection - 500 mg online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of sterile injection under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Mikacin Injection – 500 mg
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Amikacin or any other ingredient of the medicine
- Have myasthenia gravis or Parkinson's disease.
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding, as the drug may pass into the breast milk
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have a history of severe allergic reaction
- Have severe liver problems
- Have kidney problem
- Have any muscles problem
- Have cystic fibrosis
How much to take the drug?
Dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is available in the form of an Injection. Amikacin injection comes in a sterile liquid form to be injected intravenously that is into a vein or intramuscularly that is into a muscle, every 8 or 12 hours (two or three times a day). When Amikacin is injected intravenously, it is usually injected slowly over a period of 30 to 60 minutes. The length of your treatment depends on the type of infection you have. If you are taking this medicament at home, use this drug exactly as directed by your doctor.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescribed dose. Do not change and stop the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately.
If you miss a dose of Amikacin, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and fever are the common side effects of Amikacin. If any of these effects continue for a longer time or if worsen, then contact your doctor immediately.
Ambroxol may rarely cause serious side effects such as rash, peeling or blistering of the skin, swelling of eyes or face, hives, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, itching, and severe diarrhea. The information on side effects of Amikacinin this guide is not complete and there may be other side effects.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: other antibiotic such as amoxicillin, ampicillin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), meclizine, furosemide, diuretics, amphotericin B and cephalosporins. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult for this drug. There may be other medications that show drug interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if someone is having a similar symptoms
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting to the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfort after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature