ACGATES 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR ACGATES 500mg injection

Amikacin(500mg)

food interaction for ACGATES injection

alcohol interaction for ACGATES injection

pregnancy interaction for ACGATES injection

lactation interaction for ACGATES injection

medicine interaction for ACGATES injection

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It is better to take Acgates 500mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acgates 500mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ACGATES 500mg injection

    Amikacin(500mg)

    Acgates injection uses

    Acgates 500mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (tb).

    How acgates injection works

    Acgates 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects of acgates injection

    Balance disorder (loss of balance), Headache, Hearing loss, Renal dysfunction, Skin rash, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ACGATES injection

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    • MIKACIN 500MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 42.50/ML of injection
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      Rs. 85
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    • AMICIN 500MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
      Rs. 38.60/ML of injection
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      Rs. 77.20
      save 48% more per ML of injection
    • OMNIKACIN 500MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 50/ML of injection
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      Rs. 100
      save 33% more per ML of injection
    • MACMIKA 500MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 35.90/ML of injection
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      Rs. 71.80
      save 52% more per ML of injection
    • AMITAX 500MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 33.25/ML of injection
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      Rs. 66.50
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    Expert advice FOR ACGATES injection

    It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle. Doctor will ensure that patient should be well hydrated before and during amikacin treatment.
    Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with amikacin.
    Amikacin should be used with caution in premature and newborn babies.
    During treatment patient may undergo blood, urine, or hearing tests to look for signs of side effects. 
    Do not start or continue the amikacin and consult your doctor:
    • If you have a kidney problem, or hearing difficulties or tinnitus (ringing in ears)
    • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ACGATES 500mg injection

    Amikacin

    Q. Is amikacin dialyzable?
    Yes, amikacin is a dialyzable drug
    Q. Is its injection painful?
    Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
    Q. What organisms does amikacin cover?
    Amikacin is mainly effective against aerobic gram-negative bacteria such as pseudomonas as well as some gram-positive bacteria such as staphylococcus including methicillin-resistant strains but it is not the drug of choice for infections due to staphylococcus bacteria.
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    Q. Is amikacin sulfa, penicillin or an aminoglycoside drug?
    Amikacin does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a semisynthetic aminoglycoside
    Q. Is amikacin ototoxic?
    Yes, amikacin is ototoxic
    Q. Does amikacin need to be refrigerated?
    Amikacin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)