AMIKAMAC INJECTION

Injections

AMIKAMAC INJECTION

PACKING:
50x2ml, 100x 2ml vial

COMPOSITION:
Each 2ml contains:
Amikacin Sulphate      
I.P.     
100mg, 500mg
Eq. to Amikacin
Water for Injection
I.P.
q.s.
 
DESCRIPTION::
Amikacin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic effective against a variety of aerobic gram-negative bacilli including those that are resistant to gentamicin and other aminoglycosides.
 
MECHANISM OF ACTION::
Amikacin works by binding to the bacterial 30S ribosomal subunit, causing misreading of mRNA and leaving the bacterium unable to synthesize proteins vital to its growth.
 
INDICATIONS:
It is indicated for serious bacterial infections. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
 
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Known hypersensitivity to aminoglycosides. Generally not indicated for long-term therapy because of ototoxicity (damage to the ear) and nephrotoxicity (damage to kidney cells).
 
SIDE EFFECTS:
Muscle weakness, reduced urine volume, dizziness or trouble standing.
 
PRECAUTIONS & WARNING:
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease, vertigo, hearing loss, ringing in the ears, myasthenia gravis, or Parkinson's disease, during pregnancy, Do not use if solution contains particles/suspended matter.
 
DOSAGE:
As prescribed by the physician.
 
STORAGE:
Store in a refrigerator, Do not freeze, Take it out of the refrigerator an hour before the time for your next dose. PRESENTATION: 2ml glass vial
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