Amikacin 500 mg injection(Generic)

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Manufacturer: Generic (Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Trade name: Amikacin

Unit: 500 mg / Vial

Type: Injection

Active ingredient: Amikacin

Category: Aminoglycoside antibiotic.

Pregnancy category: Amikacin belongs to FDA pregnancy category D. Amikacin can harm your unborne baby.

Uses: injection(Generic) is used to treat bacterial infections. It is effective in respiratory tract infections, recurrent urinary tract infections, bones and joints infections, meningitis and other bacterial infections.

How to use: injection(Generic) is administered by intravenous or intramuscular route by doctor or under supervision of doctor. It is given three times a day as required.

Side Effects: Diarrhea, kidney problems, hearing loss. Consult doctor in any severe allergic reactions occur like difficulty breathing, rashes.

Dosage: Amikacin dosage: For adults 15 mg / kg / day as a single dose or divided into 2 equal doses.

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Date last updated: July 03rd, 2015