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Amikef 100 mg Injection

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Composition for Amikef 100 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amikef 100 mg Injection

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15.91
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amikef Injection

Uses of Amikef Injection

Amikef 100 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Amikef Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Amikef Injection

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

How Amikef Injection works

Amikef 100 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 Amikef Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Amikef Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amikef Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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