Medicine Overview of Alfakim Injection
Uses of Alfakim Injection
Alfakim 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Alfakim Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance).
How to use Alfakim Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Alfakim Injection works
Alfakim 500mg 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 Alfakim Injection
Expert advice for Alfakim 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.
Special precautions for Alfakim 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alfakim 500mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Alfakim 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu+more
man 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....
Alfakim 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir+more
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Alfakim 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alfakim 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Alfakim 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients+more
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alfakim 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Idrofos 150mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Amikacin, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Alfakim 500mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Amikacin
Yes, Alfakim is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Alfakim 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, Alfakim is ototoxic
Alfakim should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen
User Submitted Feedback For Alfakim 500mg Injection
What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
Balance disorder (loss of balance)
How do you take this medicine?
With or without food
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