Amicin 500 Injection

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Amicin 500 Injection Information

Amicin 500 Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection. Secondary and off-label uses of Amicin 500 Injection have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Amicin 500 Injection. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Amicin 500 Injection can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Amicin 500 Injection go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Amicin 500 Injection's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Amicin 500 Injection related warnings talks about Amicin 500 Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Amicin 500 Injection is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Dehydration, Parkinson's Disease, Hearing Loss are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Amicin 500 Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Amicin 500 Injection with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Amicin 500 Injection, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Amicin 500 Injection Benefits & Uses

Amicin 500 Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Amicin 500 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 500 Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amicin 500 Injection is used -

Moderate

Mild

Unknown

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

Amicin 500 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Amicin 500 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 500 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 500 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 500 Injection on the Liver?


    Amicin Injection is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Amicin 500 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 500 Injection with Other Drugs

Amicin 500 Injection should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe



Amicin 500 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amicin 500 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Amicin 500 Injection

  • Is this Amicin 500 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Amicin 500 Injection does not cause addiction.

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


    Amicin 500 Injection will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Amicin 500 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 500 Injection is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Amicin 500 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Amicin 500 Injection


    Taking Amicin 500 Injection with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Amicin 500 Injection


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Amicin 500 Injection with alcohol.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Amicin 500 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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