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Zami 500 mg Injection

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Composition for Zami 500 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Zami 500 mg Injection

MRP
55
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Zami Injection

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Uses of Zami Injection

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

Common

Side Effects of Zami are Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Injection site pain, Renal disorder, Renal dysfunction.

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How to use Zami Injection

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

How Zami Injection works

Zami 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 Zami Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Zami Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zami Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

Yes, Zami is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Zami 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, Zami is ototoxic
Zami should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zami with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zami with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Zami with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Zami with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Zami with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Zami with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Zami with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Zami with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
Zami with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Zami with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Zami with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Zami with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine, Pencom
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Zami with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical
Zami with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Zami with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin, Dixin
Zami with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Zami with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
Zami with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Zami with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex

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