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Amkey 250 mg Injection

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Composition for Amkey 250 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Amkey 250 mg Injection

MRP
42
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Amkey Injection

Uses of Amkey Injection

Amkey 250 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Amkey Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Amkey Injection

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

How Amkey Injection works

Amkey 250 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 Amkey Injection

Expert advice for Amkey 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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Amkey Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Amkey Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amkey 250 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
Amkey 250 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
Amkey 250 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amkey 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amkey 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Amkey 250 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amkey 250 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amkey Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Amkey 250 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amkey Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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