Efficin 750mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Efficin Injection

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Uses of Efficin Injection

Efficin 750mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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Side effects of Efficin Injection

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

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How to use Efficin Injection

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

How Efficin Injection works

Efficin 750mg 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 Efficin Injection

Expert advice for Efficin Injection

  • 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.
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Efficin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Efficin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
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Lactation
Efficin 750mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Efficin 750mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Efficin 750mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Efficin 750mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Efficin
750mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Idrofos 150mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Kanamycin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Efficin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Kanamycin

Efficin is a bactericidal (that kills the bacteria) drug
Efficin is heat stable, sensitive to light and it can degrade
Efficin is mainly used against gram negative bacteria
Q. Is kanamycin a tetracycline?
No. Kanamycin is not a tetracycline. It belongs to a group of medicines called aminoglycosides
Yes. Efficin is injurious to ears. Tell your doctor if you experience any of the symptoms related to your ears
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.
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