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Kancin 1gm Injection

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Kancin 1gm Injection

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Primary uses of Kancin 1gm Injection

1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Kancin Injection


Uses of Kancin Injection

Kancin 1gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.

Kancin Injection side effects


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


How to use Kancin Injection

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

How Kancin Injection works

Kancin 1gm 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 Kancin Injection

Expert advice for Kancin 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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Kancin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Kancin Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Kancin 1gm 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.
Kancin 1gm Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Kancin 1gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kancin 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kancin 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Kancin 1gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Kancin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Kancin 1gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Kancin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Kanamycin

Kancin is a bactericidal (that kills the bacteria) drug
Kancin is heat stable, sensitive to light and it can degrade
Kancin 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. Kancin is injurious to ears. Tell your doctor if you experience any of the symptoms related to your ears
The Kancin resistance gene has natural origins and is found in Streptomyces Kanamyceticus, a bacteria that is able to produce an enzyme that breaks down the Kancin antibiotic before the antibiotic can destroy the bacteria.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Kancin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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