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MEGAMIKA 100 MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 14.41 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for MEGAMIKA

Amikacin(100 mg)

food interaction for MEGAMIKA

alcohol interaction for MEGAMIKA

pregnancy interaction for MEGAMIKA

lactation interaction for MEGAMIKA

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Megamika 100 mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Megamika 100 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MEGAMIKA

Amikacin(100 mg)

Uses

Megamika 100 mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Megamika 100 mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Balance disorder (loss of balance), Headache, Hearing loss, Renal dysfunction, Skin rash, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for MEGAMIKA

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  • MIKACIN 100 MG INJECTION
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    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 9.85/ML of injection
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    pay 37% more per ML of injection
  • AMIKAMAC 100MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 21
    pay 46% more per ML of injection
  • MACMIKA 100MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 21
    pay 46% more per ML of injection
  • AMICIN 100 MG INJECTION
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    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 19/injection
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    Rs. 19
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  • IVIMICIN 100MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    FDC Ltd
    Rs. 9.12/ML of injection
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    Rs. 18.25
    pay 27% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for MEGAMIKA

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.

Frequently asked questions for MEGAMIKA

Amikacin

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

Q.Is amikacin dialyzable?
Yes, amikacin is a dialyzable drug

Q.Is amikacin ototoxic?
Yes, amikacin is ototoxic

Q.Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q.Does amikacin need to be refrigerated?
Amikacin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen

Q.What organisms does amikacin cover?
Amikacin 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)