Medicine Overview of Ivimicin Injection
Ivimicin 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Ivimicin 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 Ivimicin 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.
Ivimicin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ivimicin 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.
Ivimicin 500mg 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.
Ivimicin 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ivimicin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ivimicin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ivimicin 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ivimicin 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Amikacin, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Ivimicin Injection
Yes, Ivimicin is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Ivimicin 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, Ivimicin is ototoxic
Ivimicin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen
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