Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection

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Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection

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Primarily used for

7.45
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Laramycin Injection

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Uses of Laramycin Injection

Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Laramycin Injection

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Vomiting, Nausea, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Joint pain, Blisters on skin, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Loss of appetite, Itching, Urticaria, Fatigue, Fever.

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How to use Laramycin Injection

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

How Laramycin Injection works

Laramycin 20mg/2ml 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 Laramycin Injection

Expert advice for Laramycin Injection

It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion), as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle; or as an ear or eye drops. Do not drive immediately after using gentamicin eyedrops because gentamicin in the eye may cause temporary  blurring of vision. Gentamicin should be used with caution in premature babies because of their kidney immaturity, and in elderly people. Gentamicin may cause damage to the kidneys and/or nerves. Consult your doctor for monitoring  Kidney function and drug levels in the blood  during treatment. Consult your doctor, if you experience hearing loss, dizziness, numbness, skin tingling, muscle twitching, or seizures which may be signs of nerve damage. Do not start or continue the gentamicin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Laramycin 20mg/2ml 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
SAFE
Laramycin 20mg/2ml 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.
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Driving
Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Laramyc
in 20mg/2ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacloran 1mg Capsule, Tenof 300mg Tablet, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Lasix 40mg/4ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Laramycin 20mg/2ml Injection

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

Laramycin does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Yes, Laramycin is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Laramycin is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes Laramycin can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Yes, Laramycin is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Yes, Laramycin is a dialyzable drug
Laramycin is mainly effective against pseudomonas, escherichia, enterobacter, klebsiella, staphylococcus, salmonella, serratia, and shigella species but rarely effective against streptococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa)
Q. Does it cover anaerobes?
It does not act against anaerobes.
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