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Amikamed 100mg Injection

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Composition for Amikamed 100mg Injection

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Primary uses of Amikamed 100mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
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23
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amikamed Injection

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Uses of Amikamed Injection

Amikamed 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Amikamed Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Amikamed Injection

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

How Amikamed Injection works

Amikamed 100mg 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 Amikamed Injection

Expert advice for Amikamed 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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Amikamed Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Amikamed Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amikamed 100mg 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
Amikamed 100mg 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
Amikamed 100mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amikamed 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amikamed 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Amikamed 100mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amikamed 100mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amikamed Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Amikamed 100mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amikamed Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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