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Amfect 250 mg Injection

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Composition for Amfect 250 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amfect 250 mg Injection

MRP
34.02
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amfect Injection

Uses of Amfect Injection

Amfect 250 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Amfect Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Amfect are Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Injection site pain, Renal disorder, Renal dysfunction.

How to use Amfect Injection

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

How Amfect Injection works

Amfect 250 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Amfect Injection

Expert advice for Amfect 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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Amfect Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Amfect Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amfect 250 mg 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
Amfect 250 mg 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
Amfect 250 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amfect 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amfect 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Amfect 250 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amfect 250 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amfect Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amfect Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

Q. Is Amfect dialyzable?
Yes, Amfect 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 Amfect cover?
Amfect 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
Q. Is Amfect ototoxic?
Yes, Amfect is ototoxic
Q. Does Amfect need to be refrigerated?
Amfect should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Amfect with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Amfect with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF, Tentide AF, Tafnat, Hepbest
Amfect with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Amfect with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin
Amfect with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Amfect with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Amfect with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Dronate, Etifem, Disonate
Amfect with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Amfect with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Amfect with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos
Amfect with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Amfect with Zoledronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zoledronic acid: Zolespan, Zolecare, Zyfoss, Zoletrust, Zyclastin, Zolephos, Osteomet, Rokfos, Zoldria, Natzold
Amfect with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical
Amfect with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Longacillin, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip, Bpg
Amfect with Amphotericin B
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amphotericin B: Hospicin B, Amphocil, Fungsome, Ampholyn, Amtericin, Ambisome, Amphonex, Amphomul, Amphotin Lip, Envocin
Amfect with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zvd, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir
Amfect with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Amfect with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ibandronic Acid: Bondria, Bonrise, Flurish, Bonimet, Iban Plus, Bonviva, Gemidro, Monthiba, Aldrosis, Bonvid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Procaine Penicillin G: Albapam
Amfect with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc, Vancocare, Vancogram, Vanolac CP, Vanlee, Helvance, Vanmax, Vanking, Vancogen, Vantox CP
Amfect with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude
Amfect with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Amfect with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lami, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir
Amfect with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus
Amfect with Torasemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Torstar, Vrochitor, Solimade, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel
Amfect with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Artid, Indopar, Ducaine, Artilup, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin, Indocid, Artisid, Indocap
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen, Benzathine, Penidure, Pencom
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