Medicine Overview of Sanikacin Injection
Side Effects of Sanikacin are Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Injection site pain, Renal disorder, Renal dysfunction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Sanikacin 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Sanikacin 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.
Sanikacin Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sanikacin 500 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.
Sanikacin 500 mg 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.
Sanikacin 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Sanikacin 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sanikacin 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Sanikacin 500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sanikacin 500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Sanikacin 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Sanikacin
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Sanikacin Injection
Q. Is Sanikacin dialyzable?
Yes, Sanikacin is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. What organisms does Sanikacin cover?
Sanikacin 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
Q. Is Sanikacin ototoxic?
Yes, Sanikacin is ototoxic
Q. Does Sanikacin need to be refrigerated?
Sanikacin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Sanikacin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc
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