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Amilab 500mg Injection

Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd

Composition for Amilab 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
2 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Amilab Injection


Uses of Amilab Injection

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

Amilab Injection side effects


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


How to use Amilab Injection

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

How Amilab Injection works

Amilab 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 Amilab Injection

Expert advice for Amilab 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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Amilab Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Amilab Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Amilab 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.
Amilab 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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.
Amilab 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Amilab 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amilab 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Amilab 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amilab 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet, Torpres 20mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Amikacin, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Amilab Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

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