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Zekacin 250 mg Injection

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Composition for Zekacin 250 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Zekacin 250 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Zekacin Injection

Uses of Zekacin Injection

Zekacin 250 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Zekacin Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Zekacin Injection

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

How Zekacin Injection works

Zekacin 250 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 Zekacin Injection

Expert advice for Zekacin 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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Zekacin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Zekacin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zekacin 250 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
Zekacin 250 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
Zekacin 250 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zekacin 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zekacin 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Zekacin 250 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zekacin 250 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zekacin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Zekacin 250 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zekacin
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
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
Child Specialist
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 Zekacin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Amikacin

Q. Is Zekacin dialyzable?
Yes, Zekacin 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 Zekacin cover?
Zekacin 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 Zekacin ototoxic?
Yes, Zekacin is ototoxic
Q. Does Zekacin need to be refrigerated?
Zekacin should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zekacin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zekacin with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF, Tentide AF, Tafnat, Hepbest
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Zekacin with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude
Zekacin with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Medicines with composition Penicillin G / Benzylpenicillin: Sodicillin, Bistrepen, Fort.Proc.Pen, Longacillin, Pentids, Benzylpenicillin, Procaine, P.P.F, Pencip, Bpg
Zekacin with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ibandronic Acid: Bondria, Bonrise, Flurish, Bonimet, Iban Plus, Bonviva, Gemidro, Monthiba, Aldrosis, Bonvid
Zekacin with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Zekacin with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical
Zekacin with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Zekacin with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Zekacin with Vancomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc, Vancocare, Vancogram, Vanolac CP, Vanlee, Helvance, Vanmax, Vanking, Vancogen, Vantox CP
Zekacin with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus
Zekacin with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Zekacin with Amphotericin B
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amphotericin B: Hospicin B, Amphocil, Fungsome, Ampholyn, Amtericin, Ambisome, Amphonex, Amphomul, Amphotin Lip, Envocin
Zekacin with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Zekacin with Zoledronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zoledronic acid: Zolespan, Zolecare, Zyfoss, Zoletrust, Zyclastin, Zolephos, Osteomet, Rokfos, Zoldria, Natzold
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno, Hepdoze, Teravir, Reviro, Ricovir, Tenof, Tentide, Tenohep, Tenvir, Tavin
Zekacin with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Zekacin with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Zekacin with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Zekacin with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Dronate, Etifem, Disonate
Zekacin with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zvd, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir
Zekacin with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lami, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam, Hivir
Zekacin with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen, Benzathine, Penidure, Pencom
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Procaine Penicillin G: Albapam
Zekacin with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Artid, Indopar, Ducaine, Artilup, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin, Indocid, Artisid, Indocap
Zekacin with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos
Zekacin with Torasemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Torstar, Vrochitor, Solimade, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel
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