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Nkacin 500mg Injection

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Composition for Nkacin 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Nkacin 500mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
76.9
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Nkacin Injection

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Uses of Nkacin Injection

Nkacin 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Nkacin Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Nkacin Injection

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

How Nkacin Injection works

Nkacin 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 Nkacin Injection

Expert advice for Nkacin 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.
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Nkacin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Nkacin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nkacin 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Nkacin 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.
Driving
Nkacin 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nkacin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nkacin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nkacin 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nkacin 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nkacin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Nkacin 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Nkacin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

Yes, Nkacin is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Nkacin 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, Nkacin is ototoxic
Nkacin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Nkacin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nkacin with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Nkacin with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine, Pencom
Nkacin with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Nkacin with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir
Nkacin with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Nkacin with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam
Nkacin with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin, Dixin
Nkacin with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Nkacin with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical, Risofos
Nkacin with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Bonapam, Cedroin
Nkacin with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Nkacin with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Nkacin with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Nkacin with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Nkacin with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Nkacin with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin
Nkacin with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Nkacin with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Nkacin with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
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