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Amikater 500 mg Injection

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Composition for Amikater 500 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amikater 500 mg Injection

MRP
63
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amikater Injection

Uses of Amikater Injection

Amikater 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Amikater Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Amikater Injection

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

How Amikater Injection works

Amikater 500 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 Amikater Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Amikater Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amikater
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

Frequently asked questions about Amikater Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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