Amikacin Sulphate 500mg Injection

  • Medicine Name- Amiwell 500
  • API- Amikacin Sulphate
  • Packaging- 1 Vial
  • Strength- 500mg/2mL
  • Manufactured by- Wellona Pharma
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Description

Amikacin Sulphate is one of a group of antibiotic medicines known as aminoglycosides. It is used for the short-term treatment of serious infections due to susceptible strains of Gram-negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas species, species of indole-positive, and indole-negative Proteus, Escherichia coli, Providencia species, Klebsiella-Enterobacter-Serratia species, and Acinetobacter (Mima-Herellea) species.

Dosage and Side Effects

The recommended dose of amikacin for adults and children over 12 years is 15 mg/kg daily administered as a single dose or divided into 2 equal doses of 7.5 mg/kg administered every 12 hours. The usual dose for Children up to 12 years is 15-20 mg/kg of body weight once daily or divided into two equal doses of 7.5 mg/kg which is administered every 12 hours. The initial dose for neonates is 10 mg/kg of body weight followed by 7.5 mg/kg every 12 hours. The recommended dosing in premature babies is 7.5 mg/kg every 12 hours. Amikacin may be administered once or twice daily and is usually either by the intravenous (IV) or intramuscular (IM) route. 

The most common side effects of Amikacin Sulphate are headache, skin rash, fever, low blood pressure, numbness and tingling, vomiting, tremors, nausea, joint pain, anemia, diarrhea, low blood magnesium, dizziness, and hearing loss.

Warning and Precautions

  • During treatment with amikacin, patients may undergo blood tests and be asked to provide urine samples. Patients will possibly also have hearing tests prior to and during treatment to assess for signs of adverse reactions. Dosage may be changed depending upon the results of these tests.

  • Amikacin may pass through breast milk and the placenta. Hence its use is not recommended in pregnant women as the medicine may cause congenital deafness in the infant. Even though only a small quantity may pass into breast milk, avoid breastfeeding while on therapy with amikacin.

  • Clinicians should not recommend amikacin along with other medicines that have the potential to cause renal and auditory toxicity. Avoid medicines such as capreomycin, amphotericin B, acyclovir, vancomycin, bacitracin, and cisplatin. Also, do not use amikacin in patients receiving neuromuscular blockers as it can cause prolonged muscle paralysis and weakness.

  • Monitor renal function (BUN/Cr every 1-2 days on behalf of the stability of renal function), hearing parameters (baseline and weekly audiograms), symptoms of vertigo/dizziness (daily), peak concentrations (conventional dosing, no need in once-daily dosing) and trough concentrations (both conventional and once-daily dosing, repeat every 2-3 days and prolong if plasma concentrations are stable.

FAQ's

What is Amikacin Sulphate?

Amikacin is an antibiotic therapeutic drug used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections.

What dosage strength Amikacin is supplied?

Amikacin is supplied in the form of injection and 500 mg/2mL dosage strength.

How is Amikacin administered?

Amikacin can be administered intravenously (into a vein) or intramuscularly (into a muscle).

How much does Amikacin cost in India?

Amikacin cost in India is very reasonable and can vary. To procure it legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com.

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Is Amikacin available in India?

Amikacin is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medication, or health care professional-prescribed medicine) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a medical prescription. Amikacin can be made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Pune, etc.)

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