AMIKAMAC INJECTION


AMIKAMAC INJECTION

Amikacin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic effective against a variety of aerobic gram-negative bacilli including those that are resistant to gentamicin and other aminoglycosides.

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Product Description

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 a history of kidney disease, vertigo, hearing loss, ringing in the ears, myasthenia gravis, or Parkinson’s disease, during pregnancy, Do not use if the 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
BARCODE:
0108906044107052
0118906044107059
0128906044107056


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