Before taking kanamycin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs or if you have kidney disease, asthma or sulfite allergy, or a muscle disorder such as myasthenia gravis or are an elderly with neuromuscular disorder.
Continue using kanamycin for the full course of treatment even if you feel better in a few days. This will help clear your infection completely.
Kanamycin may cause dizziness which can aggravate with alcohol use. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to kanamycin.
Stop using this medicine if you have a serious side effect such as hearing loss, ringing in your ears, spinning sensation, problems with balance, numbness or tingling, muscle twitching, seizure (convulsions), or urinating less than usual or not at all.
Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using kanamycin.
Lab tests, including kidney function, will be required to monitor your therapy. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Efficin 750mg 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.
Efficin 750mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Efficin 750mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Efficin 750mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Efficin 750mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Efficin 750mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
The Efficin resistance gene has natural origins and is found in Streptomyces Kanamyceticus, a bacteria that is able to produce an enzyme that breaks down the Efficin antibiotic before the antibiotic can destroy the bacteria.