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Amicin Injection

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Amicin Injection

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  1. Amicin Injection Benefits & Uses
  2. Amicin Injection Dosage & How to Take
  3. Amicin Injection Side Effects
  4. Amicin Injection Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Amicin Injection with Other Drugs
  6. Amicin Injection Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Amicin Injection
  8. Amicin Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Amicin Injection Benefits & Uses

Amicin Injection is used to treat the following -

  1. बैक्टीरियल संक्रमण
  2. दिमागी बुखार
  3. अन्तर्हृद्शोथ
  4. स्किन इन्फेक्शन
  5. ब्लड इन्फेक्शन
  6. निमोनिया (और पढ़ें - निमोनिया के घरेलू उपाय)
  7. यूरिन इन्फेक्शन Primary (और पढ़ें - यूरिन इन्फेक्शन के घरेलू उपाय)
  8. पेरिटोनाइटिस
  9. सेप्टिक आर्थराइटिस
  10. हड्डी का संक्रमण

Amicin Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Amicin Injection

Amikacin

Amicin Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amicin Injection is used -

  1. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Hearing Loss Unknown
  4. Renal Impairment
  5. Skin Rash Mild
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  8. Anemia Moderate
  9. Fever Mild
  10. Muscle Ache Mild

Amicin Injection Related Warnings

Is the use of Amicin Injection safe for pregnant women?

Amicin Injection has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Amicin Injection without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Amicin Injection safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Amicin Injection in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

Unknown

What is the effect of Amicin Injection on the Kidneys?

Amicin Injection may have severe effects on your kidney, so do not take it without consulting your doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Amicin Injection on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Amicin Injection on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Amicin Injection on the Heart?

Amicin Injection has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amicin Injection with Other Drugs

Amicin Injection should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amicin Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amicin Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Dehydration
  2. Parkinson's Disease
  3. Calcium Deficiency
  4. Hearing Loss
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Drug Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Amicin Injection

Is this Amicin Injection habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Amicin Injection has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Amicin Injection as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Amicin Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Amicin Injection for mental disorders.

No

Amicin Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amicin Injection

You can take Amicin Injection with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Amicin Injection

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Amicin Injection with alcohol.

Unknown

Amicin Injection FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Amicin Injection with penicillin?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

No, Amicin Injection cannot be taken with penicillin. Because penicillin inactivates the Amicin Injection by combining the beta-lactam ring of penicillin with an amino group of this drug to form amide which is biologically inactive. For this reason Amicin Injection should not be taken with penicillin. The chances of inactivation of this drug are higher in case of renal failure because in this case concentration of penicillin is higher in the kidney for a longer time as compared to the normal renal function. 

Question over 1 year ago

Is Amicin Injection nephrotoxic?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Amicin Injection is nephrotoxic. Nephrotoxicity depends on dose and duration of therapy. Thus, nephrotoxicity is likely to occur if Amicin Injection taken a high dose for a long time or may occur if the drug is given to a patient that already suffer from kidney problem. Nephrotoxicity associated with this drug may reduce or minimize by taking some precaution before consuming this drug like monitor kidney functions regularly and do not take it in high doses. Avoid taking Amicin Injection with another nephrotoxic drug. If you notice any urine discoloration after taking this drug then inform your doctor immediately.

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Amicin Injection?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Do not self-administer Amicin Injection. It comes in the form of injection and given preferably 2 - 3 times in a day (Intravenously). Discontinuing the medicine in between may promote resistant bacteria which result in a relapse of the infection. You are recommended to complete the 7 - 10 days course even after getting symptomatic relief. In case you feel any discomfort such as hearing loss and nephrotoxicity while taking Amicin Injection please inform your doctor immediately. 

Question over 1 year ago

Is Amicin Injection ototoxic?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Amicin Injection has been reported to cause ototoxicity (hearing loss or deafness) which is irreversible and may progress after discontinuation of the drug. It is a common side effect of this medicine. If you experience hearing loss or deafness after consuming or applying for this medicine, then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Amicin Injection available in tablet form?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Amicin Injection is not available in tablet form. It is available in only injectable dosage form either given by intramuscularly or intravenously depends on patient condition or severity of infections. 

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Arikayce (amikacin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 749
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 136-137
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