Amicin Injection

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Amicin Injection Information

Amicin Injection is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection. Amicin Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Amicin Injection depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Amicin Injection side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Amicin Injection normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Amicin Injection has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Amicin Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Amicin Injection related warnings section.

Amicin Injection is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Dehydration, Parkinson's Disease, Hearing Loss as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Amicin Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Amicin Injection may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Amicin Injection is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Amicin Injection Benefits & Uses

Amicin Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage


Amicin Injection Side Effects

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

Moderate

Mild

Unknown

  • Uncoordinated Body Movements
  • Hearing Loss
  • Renal Impairment
  • Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)

Amicin Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Amicin Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Amicin Injection. If you are pregnant, do not take Amicin Injection without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Amicin Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Amicin Injection on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Amicin Injection will cause side effects or not.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Amicin Injection on the Kidneys?


    Consumption of Amicin Injection can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Amicin Injection on the Liver?


    Amicin Injection is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Amicin Injection on the Heart?


    Amicin Injection may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect 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 -

Severe



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 -



Frequently asked Questions about Amicin Injection

  • Is this Amicin Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Amicin Injection does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Amicin Injection will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    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?


    Amicin Injection is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Amicin Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Amicin Injection


    Taking Amicin Injection with food is safe.

    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


Frequently asked Questions about Amicin Injection

Question over 3 years 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. 

Question over 3 years ago

Does Amicin Injection cause thrombocytopenia?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally, Amicin Injection can cause drug-induced thrombocytopenia (blood clot formation in the vessel). However, if you experience severe thrombocytopenia after taking this medicine, please immediately seek medical help.

Question about 4 years ago

What is Amicin Injection?

Amicin Injection is a brand name for amikacin. It is a prescription drug which belongs to the class of medication known as an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used for the treatment of bacterial infection such as bone, joint, skin, intra-abdominal, pneumonia, and respiratory tract infection. It is used for short-term treatment (7 - 10 days) of bacterial infection in different part of the body. It is also used for the treatment of neonatal sepsis when sensitivity testing indicates that other aminoglycosides cannot be used.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I take Amicin Injection without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Amicin Injection is a prescription drug, hence do not take Amicin Injection without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to patients to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

Question over 3 years 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.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Arikayce (amikacin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 749

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 136-137



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