Medicine Overview of Apcin Injection
Side Effects of Apcin are Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Injection site pain, Renal disorder, Renal dysfunction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Apcin 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 Apcin 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.
Apcin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apcin 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.
Apcin 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.
Apcin 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Apcin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apcin 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Apcin 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Apcin 500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Apcin 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Apcin Injection
Yes, Apcin is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Apcin 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
Apcin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Apcin 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
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Arpimune ME, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Psorid, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun, Graftin, Imusporin, Arpimune O, Iminoral, Cyclophil, Stridimmune, Grafotas, Zymmune, Esporine
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Ducaine, Artilup, Inmecin, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin, Indocid, Artisid, Indocap, Inocin, Idicin, Microcid, Ancap, Indoflam, Indonet, Inmecin-R, Imacin, Indoiv, Indo
Medicines with composition Ibandronic Acid: Bondronat, Bondria, Bonrise, Flurish, Bandrone, Vebalone, Bonimet, Iban Plus, Bonviva, Gemidro, Ostium, Monthiba, Aldrosis, Bonvid, Bonronic
Medicines with composition Tenofovir: Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin, Viread, Tenocruz, Tenfoclear, Rivofonet, Valten, Tenarica, Tafnat, Hepbest
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir, Lamidac, Lamivox, Virolam, Tapivir, Shanvudin
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vancogram, Vanking, Vancogen, Vantox CP, Vancotech CP, Vansafe CP, Vancowar CP, Mego, Vanacin CP, Vancocin, Vancoray, G Vanc, Vmycin, Vancosa, Forstaf, Celovan, Vancocip, Vanlid, Vancocin CP, Vancolym, Vanco CP, Vancotroy, Gufivan, Vancomycin, Estaph, Cytovan, Vancoled, Vanconat, Vancopar, Vancopure, Vlorag, Vanzy, Vycin, Wancosan, Vconat, Vancotar, Vancozen
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Longacillin, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip, Bpg, Fortified Procaine Penicillin, Pentas, Penidure, Fortified P.P, BP, Stanpen
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Tormis, Dytor, Torvigress, Torget, TOR, Meltor, Torvel, Tormid, Toresa, Zator, Toride, Dyamide, Retorlix, Torsikind, Flofre, Torsinex, Torsid, Diurator, Henletor, Torsemi, Tortec, Tosec, Torsed, Excretor, Tomaris, Edeto, Torsinol, Nephtor, Torpres, Manotor, Metor, Romide, Torsimet, Torsy, Trmide, Ibmide, Retrolix, Tide, Tormax, Torcel, Vitator, Torse, Cortor, Lhd, Zytorse, Torsimid, Torsivas, Torkid, Dyron
Medicines with composition Amphotericin B: Hospicin B, Ampholyn, Amtericin, Ambisome, Amphonex, Amphomul, Amphotin Lip, Envocin, Sporotar, Lambin, Amphoject, Amify, Mycol, Ampholip, Amphotret, Ampho B, Amphotin, Phosome, Amphogard, Amfocan, Amphocrit, Fungizone, Mycoflu, Fungitericin, Amfocare, Amfotex
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Medicines with composition Zoledronic acid: Zyfoss, Zoletrust, Zyclastin, Zobone, Zolephos, Osteomet, Rokfos, Zoldria, Natzold, Blaztere, Zoledron, Zolesto, Zyrona, Zometa, Dronicad, Zoldro, Zorrent, Stoplos One, Zoltero, Zolfrac, Zoldonat, Ledronzol, Zolon, Gemdronic, Xolnic, Vacosteo, Wellbone, Aclasta, Zolasta, Zoldric, Zolenic, Bdolenic, Zoldron, Cezol, Zobilan, Mabfro, Zifonate
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf, Rolimus, Tacroren, Prograf, Tacstead, Tacrograf, Tacliment, Crolimus, Grafnos, Keygraf, Amigraf, Tacrolim, Tacrotec, Advagraf, MyLimus, Rolitrans, Tacrorite, Tacrotaj, Tacrocord
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