Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection

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Introduction

Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by inhibiting the growth of the microorganisms to prevent further infections.

Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better. It may cause mild injection site redness and pain.

The medicine may cause some side effects such as headache, nausea, dizziness, loss of appetite, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult the doctor about this condition. During the treatment, take proper rest to achieve a faster recovery.

Uses of Mikapime Injection

Benefits of Mikapime Injection

In Bacterial infections

Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection kills the bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Mikapime Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mikapime

  • Ringing in ear
  • Hearing loss
  • Vertigo
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal kidney function test
  • Injection site pain
  • Injection site reaction
  • Injection site inflammation
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Mikapime Injection

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

How Mikapime Injection works

Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Amikacin and Cefepime. Amikacin is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Cefepime is also an antibiotic which works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mikapime Injection?

If you miss a dose of Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection , please consult your doctor

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Quick tips

  • Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is given as an injection into vein or drip under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Your doctor will monitor you regularly for the kidney function, blood urea level and hearing loss during the treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. How long does Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Mikapime 250 mg/1000 mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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References

  1. Venus Remedies Limited. Amikacin + Cefepime. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Amikacin sulfate. Hurley, Maidenhead: Hospira UK Limited; 1996 [revised Aug. 2015]. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefepime. Deerfield, Illinois: Baxter Healthcare Corporation; 1996. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Cefepime. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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