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Omnikacin 500 Injection

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Overview

Omnikacin Injection side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Omnikacin Injection

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

How Omnikacin Injection works

Omnikacin 500 Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Omnikacin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Omnikacin 500 Injection.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Omnikacin 500 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
Omnikacin 500 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
Omnikacin 500 Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Omnikacin 500 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Omnikacin 500 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Omnikacin 500 Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Omnikacin 500 Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Omnikacin Injection?

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

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Omnikacin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Hospicin B
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Brand(s): Tenvir AF
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vistovanc
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Omnikacin

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my son of 4 years weighing 14 kg has been diagnosed with urin infection of proteous mirabilis he is given piptaz 1.4 gm twice daily and omnikacin 150 mg through IV for 10 days so a canula has been inserted in his hands. considering his age can you please guide what could be the possible reason of this infection and whether this is recurring. what can i do to prevent the side effects of this medicine on him and make him healthy.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Only after examining him i can tell consult urologist nearby
Zatin-500 imipenem Cilastatin Injection IP ,,,,,I wish to know the use and prices n substitute
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Please consult a pharmacist for this.
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Omnikacin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Omnikacin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Omnikacin if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Omnikacin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
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