AMICIN 100MG INJECTION

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AMI0074
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Manufacturer : BIO-BIOCHEM PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES
Composition : AMIKACIN-100MG/2ML
Dose Form : INJECTION
Description : AMICIN 100MG INJ
Route Of Administration : PARENTERAL
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information

AMIKACIN-100MG/2ML

AMIKACIN

Information for patients
Drug Information Amikacin is one of a group of antibiotic medicines called ‘aminoglycosides’. Amikacin is used in the treatment of serious infections caused by bacteria sensitive to amikacin.
Drug Alert
Alert •if you have shown signs of hypersensitivity (severe allergy) to amikacin. •if you suffer from a disorder called myasthenia gravis (severe weakness of certain muscles of the body) Tell your doctor if any of the above applies to you before this medicine is used.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •if you have shown signs of hypersensitivity (severe allergy) to amikacin. •if you suffer from a disorder called myasthenia gravis (severe weakness of certain muscles of the body) Tell your doctor if any of the above applies to you before this medicine is used.
Drug Special Care •if you have kidney problems •if you have hearing difficulties or tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in the ears) •if you have shown signs of allergy to any of the antibiotics related to amikacin (aminoglycosides) in the past Amikacin should be used with caution in premature and neonatal infants. Tell your doctor if any of the above applies to you before this medicine is used.
Drug Drug Interactions •diuretics (water tablets) such as furosemide and ethacrynic acid •other antibiotics that can affect your kidneys or hearing, such as streptomycin, dihydrostreptomycin, gentamicin, tobramycin, kanamycin, neomycin, polymyxin B, colistin, cephaloridine or viomycin •anaesthetics or muscle-relaxing drugs, such as ether, halothane, dtubocurarine, succinylcholine and decamethonium •indomethacin (an anti-inflammatory medicine)
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding. Your doctor will only use this medicine if the expected benefits outweigh any potential risk to your baby. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding. Your doctor will only use this medicine if the expected benefits outweigh any potential risk to your baby. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction Do not drive or use machines if you experience any side effect (e.g. dizziness) which may lessen your ability to do so.
Drug More Information
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info This medicine is usually injected into a muscle. It may also be given into a vein, either as an or (following dilution) as an infusion (drip). Amikacin can also be given into the peritoneum (abdominal cavity) during surgery, and can be used to wash out abscess cavities, the lung cavity and brain cavities.
Drug quanitty Adults and children over 12 years: The usual dose is 15 mg per kg which is administered as a single dose or divided into two equal doses of 7.5 mg per kg administered every 12 hours. The total dose should not exceed 1.5 g. Children up to 12 years: The usual dose is 15 – 20 mg per kg of body weight once a day or divided into two equal doses of 7.5 mg per kg which is administered every 12 hours. Neonates: The initial dose is 10 mg per kg of body weight followed by 7.5 mg per kg every 12 hours. Premature infants: The recommended dosing in premature babies is 7.5 mg per kg every 12 hours. During treatment you may undergo blood tests, be asked to provide urine samples and possibly have hearing tests to look for signs of side effects. Your doctor may change your dose depending upon the results of these tests.
Drug Dose Your doctor will work out the correct dose of amikacin for you and how often it must be given. The dose will depend upon your age, the infection you have, how well your kidneys are working, if you have poor hearing and any other medicines you may be taking. It will usually be given to you two or three times a day, for up to 10 days.
Excess Drug Consumption This medicine will be given to you in a hospital, under the supervision of a doctor. It is unlikely that you will be given too much or too little, however, tell your doctor or nurse if you have any concerns.
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Possible Side Effects
General Information •severe allergic reaction - you may experience a sudden itchy rash (hives), swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, mouth or throat (which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing), and you may feel you are going to faint •ringing in your ears or loss of hearing •decrease in the amount of urine you produce
Common Drug Side Effects
Rare Drug Side Effects
Very Rare Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects Symptoms •dizziness or vertigo (spinning sensation) •problems with your eyesight (such problems have been reported after amikacin has been injected into the eye) •abnormal tingling sensation •skin rash •fever •headache •nausea and vomiting Amikacin may lead to changes in your kidney function. Your doctor may take blood samples to monitor for this. Your doctor may also ask you to undergo hearing tests.
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children Expiry This medicine must not be used after the expiry date which is stated on the vial and carton after 'EXP'. Where only a month and year is stated, the expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Storage The vials should be stored at, or below, 25°C. Unused portions of opened vials must not be stored for later use. Prepared s or infusions should be used immediately, however, if this is not possible they can be stored for up to 24 hours.

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