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Omnikacin 250mg Injection

Manufacturer

IND-INDU FORMULATIONS P LTD.

Composition

AMIKACIN-250MG

Pack Of

1 INJECTION

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Omnikacin 250mg Injection

Product Details

About Omnikacin 250mg Injection

Omnikacin 250mg 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. Omnikacin 250mg 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.

Omnikacin 250mg Injection will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. The dose of Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg Injection even though you find symptomatic relief. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg Injection. You are advised to be well hydrated before and during the treatment with Omnikacin 250mg Injection.

Uses of Omnikacin 250mg Injection

Bacterial infections

Directions for Use

Omnikacin 250mg Injection will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer. Omnikacin 250mg Injection is generally injected into a muscle. However, it may also be given into a vein either as an injection or infusion (drip). Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg Injection.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Omnikacin 250mg Injection

Like all medicines, Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg Injection. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Omnikacin 250mg Injection if you are allergic to Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg Injection as it may cause dizziness. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, talk to your doctor before taking Omnikacin 250mg Injection. The doctor will prescribe you Omnikacin 250mg Injection only if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    You are advised not to consume alcohol while taking Omnikacin 250mg Injection as it may lead to unwanted side-effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Pregnancy category-D. If you are pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking Omnikacin 250mg Injection. The doctor will prescribe you Omnikacin 250mg Injection only if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    If you are beast-feeding, talk to your doctor before taking Omnikacin 250mg Injection. The doctor will prescribe you Omnikacin 250mg Injection only if the benefits outweigh the potential risks.

  • Driving

    Omnikacin 250mg Injection may cause dizziness, therefore you are advised to drive and operate machinery only if you are alert.

  • Liver

    Omnikacin 250mg Injection is safe if prescribed by a doctor.

  • Kidney

    Omnikacin 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment may be needed in such patients.

Other Information (OMN0122)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Omnikacin 250mg Injection belongs to the group of antibiotic medicines called as aminoglycosides. Omnikacin 250mg Injection is used to treat serious bacterial infections. Omnikacin 250mg 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, Omnikacin 250mg 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. Omnikacin 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment may be needed in such patients.

Omnikacin 250mg 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 Omnikacin 250mg Injection. Generally, Omnikacin 250mg Injection is prescribed for not more than 10 days. However, to cure your condition effectually complete the full course of Omnikacin 250mg Injection even though you find symptomatic relief.

Yes, Omnikacin 250mg Injection may cause dizziness. You are advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Omnikacin 250mg 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.

Omnikacin 250mg Injection

Omnikacin 250mg Injection

MRP: 37.95

Vial
1

1 Injection in 1 Vial