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AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

Manufacturer

ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

Composition

AMIKACIN-500MG

Pack Of

1 INJECTION

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

Product Details

About AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION belongs to the group of antibiotic medicines called aminoglycosides used to treat bacterial infections. Bacteria are single-celled micro-organisms which can infect any area of the body. Bacterial infection can be defined as the proliferation/multiplication of harmful strain of bacteria inside or on the body. 

Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. AMITAX 500MG INJECTION works by inhibiting the production of bacterial proteins which are necessary for the existence of the bacteria. Thereby, leads to the death of the bacterial cell.

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. The dose of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION can vary depending upon your condition and the severity of the infection. Also, it is recommended to complete the course of medicine even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will in fact stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance). In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as irritation at the site of application, skin rash, nausea, and vomiting. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To cure your condition effectually complete the full course of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION even though you find symptomatic relief. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. Your doctor may advise you to get urine, blood, and hearing tests before and during the treatment to check for signs of side-effects. Depending upon the results of these tests your doctor may adjust the dose of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. You are advised to be well hydrated before and during the treatment with AMITAX 500MG INJECTION.

Uses of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

Bacterial infections

Directions for Use

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. AMITAX 500MG INJECTION is generally injected into a muscle. However, it may also be given into a vein either as an injection or infusion (drip). AMITAX 500MG INJECTION can also be given into the abdominal cavity (peritoneum) during the surgery and can be used to wash out lung cavities, brain cavities and abscess cavities. You are advised to be well hydrated before and during the treatment with AMITAX 500MG INJECTION.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

Like all medicines, AMITAX 500MG INJECTION can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Irritation at the site of application, skin rash, nausea, diahhorea and vomiting are the common side-effects of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take AMITAX 500MG INJECTION if you are allergic to AMITAX 500MG INJECTION, antibiotics related to aminoglycosides, sulphites, suffering from a disorder called myasthenia gravis (severe weakness of muscles in the body), and dehydration. Talk to your doctor before taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION if you have any kidney problems, hearing problems such as tinnitus (buzzing or ringing in the ears). You are advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION as it may cause dizziness. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, talk to your doctor before taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. The doctor will prescribe you AMITAX 500MG INJECTION only if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    You are advised not to consume alcohol while taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION as it may lead to unwanted side-effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Pregnancy category-D. If you are pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. The doctor will prescribe you AMITAX 500MG INJECTION only if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    If you are beast-feeding, talk to your doctor before taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. The doctor will prescribe you AMITAX 500MG INJECTION only if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

  • Driving

    AMITAX 500MG INJECTION may cause dizziness, therefore you are advised to drive and operate machinery only if you are alert.

  • Liver

    AMITAX 500MG INJECTION is safe if prescribed by a doctor.

  • Kidney

    AMITAX 500MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment may be needed in such patients.

Other Information (AMI0061)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION belongs to the group of antibiotic medicines called as aminoglycosides. AMITAX 500MG INJECTION is used to treat serious bacterial infections. AMITAX 500MG INJECTION works by inhibiting the production of bacterial proteins which are necessary for the existence of the bacteria. Thereby, leads to the death of bacteria.

Yes, AMITAX 500MG INJECTION may lead to changes in kidney function. Your doctor will advise you to get blood and urine tests to evaluate the levels of protein or white/red blood cells and creatinine or nitrogen in blood samples. AMITAX 500MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment may be needed in such patients.

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION is meant for short term treatment. Depending upon the severity of the infection and your health condition, your doctor will decide for how long you should take AMITAX 500MG INJECTION. Generally, AMITAX 500MG INJECTION is prescribed for not more than 10 days. However, to cure your condition effectually complete the full course of AMITAX 500MG INJECTION even though you find symptomatic relief.

Yes, AMITAX 500MG INJECTION may cause dizziness. You are advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking AMITAX 500MG INJECTION as it may cause dizziness and can affect vision. Drive or operate machinery only if you are alert.

Yes, antibiotics may cause diarrhea. Include foods containing probiotics such as yogurt, cheese, buttermilk in your diet as it would help in proper digestion. Also, eat fiber rich food like whole grain, beans, peas, and banana. Consult your doctor if you have severe diarrhea. Do not take any anti-diarrheal medicine without consulting your doctor.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

AMITAX 500MG INJECTION

MRP: 109.00

Vial
1

1 Injection in 1 Vial