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KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION

Manufacturer

MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.

Pack Of

1 Ointment

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION belongs to the class of 'antibiotics', primarily used to treat severe bacterial infections and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria grow in the body and causes infection. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs, but it can also spread to other body parts, such as kidneys, brain, spine, and bone marrow.

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION consists of 'Kanamycin' that belongs to the class of aminoglycoside antibiotics. It has bactericidal action and kills the bacteria. It works by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Use this medication as advised by the doctor. Some may experience side effects like hearing loss, dizziness, loss of balance, pain at the injection site, rash, and peripheral neuropathy (weakness, numbness, and pain caused due to nerve damage). Most of these side effects of KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you are allergic to KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION or any of its components. Let your doctor know if you have asthma, muscle or nerve problems, liver or kidney diseases, sulphite allergy, and Parkinson's disease. KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION is not recommended for pregnant women since it may harm the unborn baby. Breastfeeding women should use KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION with proper consultation and caution. KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION may make you feel dizzy, hence drive only when you are mentally alert.

Uses of KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION

Bacterial infections and tuberculosis

Directions for Use

Injection: A healthcare professional will administer the injection. Do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION

  • Hearing loss
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of balance
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Rash
  • Peripheral neuropathy

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Before taking KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION, let your doctor know if you have asthma, muscle (myasthenia gravis) problems, nerve problems, liver or kidney diseases, sulphite allergy, and Parkinson's disease. KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION is not recommended for pregnant women since it may harm the unborn baby. Breastfeeding women should use KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION with proper consultation and caution. KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION may make you feel dizzy, hence drive only when you are mentally alert. It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption to prevent worsening of side effects. Complete the course strictly as suggested by the doctor, even if you feel better, to avoid disease recurrence.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    It is recommended to avoid or limit the alcohol intake while using KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION is not recommended and is unsafe to use during pregnancy since it affects the baby. Please consult your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or already pregnant before starting KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION.

  • Breast Feeding

    It is not known if KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before taking KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION if you are breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION may you to feel dizzy that can alter your ability to drive. Drive or operate machinery only when you are mentally alert.

  • Liver

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION. Dose adjustment may be required.

  • Kidney

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before taking KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION. Dose adjustments may be required. Regular kidney function monitoring is advised in patients with severe kidney diseases.

Other Information (KAN0001)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION consists of Kanamycin, an antibiotic that prevents the growth of bacteria. Thus, it effectively treats bacterial infections and tuberculosis.

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION should be used with proper caution and doctor consultation if you have asthma, muscle (myasthenia gravis) problems, nerve problems, liver or kidney diseases, sulphite allergy, and Parkinson's disease. Please inform your doctor in advance if you have any other medical concerns.

Do not stop using KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION even if you feel better until the doctor's advised course is finished.

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION is usually given for a shorter period of 7-10 days. However, your doctor will decide the dosage and duration based on your medical condition.

While using KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION, if you experience any itching, skin rash, hoarseness (abnormal voice changes), shortness of breath, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, and swelling of hands, face, or mouth, please stop using the medicine and seek medical advice promptly.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION

KANAMAC 0.5GM INJECTION

MRP: 23.40

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