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Amikacin

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Amikacin

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Amikacin Injection Information

Amikacin Injection is a prescription medicine. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection. Secondary and off-label uses of Amikacin Injection have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Amikacin Injection depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed dicsussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Amikacin Injection as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Amikacin Injection are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Amikacin Injection's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. In addition, Amikacin Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Amikacin Injection related warnings section.

Amikacin 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. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Amikacin Injection contraindications section.

Additionally, Amikacin Injection may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

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

Amikacin Injection Benefits & Uses

Amikacin Injection is used to treat the following -

Amikacin 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 Amikacin Injection

Amikacin

Amikacin Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amikacin 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

Amikacin Injection Related Warnings

Is the use of Amikacin Injection safe for pregnant women?

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

Severe

Is the use of Amikacin Injection safe during breastfeeding?

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

Unknown

What is the effect of Amikacin Injection on the Kidneys?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Amikacin Injection on the Liver?

Side effects of Amikacin rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Amikacin Injection on the Heart?

Amikacin has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amikacin Injection with Other Drugs

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

Amikacin Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amikacin 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 Amikacin Injection

Is this Amikacin Injection habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Amikacin has not been reported.

No

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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Amikacin since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Amikacin should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Amikacin is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Amikacin Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amikacin Injection

Taking Amikacin with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Amikacin Injection

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Amikacin.

Unknown
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