Azcin Gel

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15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Azcin Gel

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Uses of Azcin Gel

Azcin Gel is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
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Side effects of Azcin Gel

Common

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

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How to use Azcin Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Azcin Gel works

Azcin gel is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Azcin Gel

Expert advice for Azcin Gel

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 Azcin Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azcin Gel 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
Azcin Gel is safe to use during lactation. Human studies ha
ve 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
Azcin Gel may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Azcin Gel is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azcin NA Gel

Frequently asked questions for Amikacin

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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