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Akasyn 250mg Injection

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Akasyn 250mg Injection

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Primary uses of Akasyn 250mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
9.37
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Akasyn Injection

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Uses of Akasyn Injection

Akasyn 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Akasyn Injection side effects

Common

Hearing disorder, Swelling, Itching, Irritation.

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How to use Akasyn Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Akasyn Injection works

Akasyn 250mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Akasyn Injection

Expert advice for Akasyn 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.
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Akasyn Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Akasyn Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Akasyn 250mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Akasyn 250mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Akasyn 250mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Akasyn 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Akasyn 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Akasyn 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Akasyn 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Akasyn Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Akasyn 250mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Akasyn Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

Yes, Akasyn is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Akasyn 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.
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
Yes, Akasyn is ototoxic
Akasyn should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Akasyn with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Akasyn with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine, Pencom
Akasyn with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Akasyn with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Akasyn with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Akasyn with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
Akasyn with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Osedrate, Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical, Risofos
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Akasyn with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Akasyn with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Akasyn with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Akasyn with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Akasyn with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Akasyn with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Akasyn with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Akasyn with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Akasyn with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Akasyn with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Akasyn with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Akasyn with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
Akasyn with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin, Dixin
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