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Amikanex 500mg Injection

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Amikanex 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Amikanex 500mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
17
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amikanex Injection

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Uses of Amikanex Injection

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

Common

Hearing disorder, Swelling, Itching, Irritation.

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How to use Amikanex Injection

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

How Amikanex Injection works

Amikanex 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 Amikanex Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Amikanex Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amikanex Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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