Aroxine 500mg Injection

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Composition for Aroxine 500mg Injection

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2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Aroxine Injection

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Uses of Aroxine Injection

Aroxine 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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Side effects of Aroxine Injection

Common

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

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How to use Aroxine Injection

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

How Aroxine Injection works

Aroxine 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 Aroxine Injection

Expert advice for Aroxine 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Aroxine 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aroxine 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Aroxine 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
Aroxine 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Aroxine 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aroxine 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Aroxine 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aroxine 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacloran 1mg Capsule, Tenof 300mg Tablet, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Lasix 40mg/4ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aroxine 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Amikacin

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