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Amiject 500mg Injection

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Composition for Amiject 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Amiject 500mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
95
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amiject Injection

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Uses of Amiject Injection

Amiject 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Amiject Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Amiject Injection

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

How Amiject Injection works

Amiject 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 Amiject Injection

Expert advice for Amiject 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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Amiject Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Amiject Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amiject 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Amiject 500mg 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
Amiject 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amiject 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amiject 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Amiject 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amiject 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amiject Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Amiject 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Amiject Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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