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Amikacin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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

Omnikacin Benefits & Uses

Omnikacin 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

Omnikacin 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 Omnikacin


Omnikacin Side Effects

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

Omnikacin Related Warnings

Is the use of Omnikacin safe for pregnant women?

Omnikacin should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.


Is the use of Omnikacin safe during breastfeeding?

In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Omnikacin in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Omnikacin is unavailable.


What is the effect of Omnikacin on the Kidneys?

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


What is the effect of Omnikacin on the Liver?

Side effects of Omnikacin rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Omnikacin on the Heart?

Omnikacin has very mild side effects on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Omnikacin with Other Drugs

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

Omnikacin Contraindications

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

Is this Omnikacin habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Omnikacin.


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

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


Is it safe?

Omnikacin should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Omnikacin is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Omnikacin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Omnikacin

Taking Omnikacin with food does not harm your health.


Interaction between Alcohol and Omnikacin

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Omnikacin with alcohol will be.


Omnikacin FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Omnikacin safe to use?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Omnikacin is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as decreased urination, itching, irritation, and hearing loss. If you experience above-mentioned side after consuming this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Omnikacin cause thrombocytopenia?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally, Omnikacin 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 2 years ago

How does Omnikacin work?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Omnikacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by preventing the synthesis of proteins that bacteria need to survive, in the absence of protein synthesis bacteria become vulnerable and dies. It is effective against different types of bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Proteus species, S. aureus, Acinetobacter and Serratia species.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Omnikacin nephrotoxic?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Omnikacin is nephrotoxic. Nephrotoxicity depends on dose and duration of therapy. Thus, nephrotoxicity is likely to occur if Omnikacin 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 Omnikacin with another nephrotoxic drug. If you notice any urine discoloration after taking this drug then inform your doctor immediately.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Omnikacin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

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

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


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