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Amikacin Sulphate Injection

Amikacin Sulphate Injection is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. These may include infections of the urinary tract, bones, and joints, lungs (eg. pneumonia), brain, blood, among others. It is also used in hospitalized patients to prevent infections.

Amikacin Sulphate Injection is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. These may include infections of the urinary tract, bones, joints, lungs (such as pneumonia), brain, blood, and other areas. It is also administered to hospitalized patients to prevent infections12.

Here are some key points about Amikacin Sulphate 500mg Injection:

  • Indications and Usage:

    • It is used to prevent or treat bacterial infections in various parts of the body.
    • Common areas of treatment include the lungs, skin, abdomen, blood, brain, urinary tract, bones, and joints.
    • Amikacin works by blocking the production of essential proteins required for bacterial growth, ultimately killing the infection-causing bacteria23.
  • Administration:

    • Amikacin Sulphate Injection is usually given by a healthcare professional either intravenously (drip) or directly into a vein or muscle.
    • Self-administration is not recommended; follow your doctor’s instructions carefully1.
  • Side Effects:

    • Most side effects are mild and do not require medical attention.
    • Common side effects include injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness) and increased blood urea.
    • Some patients receiving high doses may experience balance disorders (loss of balance), kidney damage, and hearing loss.
    • Regular monitoring of kidney function, hearing, and urine tests is advisable during treatment1.

Remember that Amikacin Sulphate Injection is typically used for short-term treatment (7 to 10 days). If you have any concerns or need further information, consult your doctor. 😊

Amikacin Sulphate Injection

  • Strengths

    250 mg/ml

  • Fill Volumes

    2 ml

  • Container

    Glass Ampoule, Glass Vial

  • Use

    Amikacin Sulphate Injection is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. These may include infections of the urinary tract, bones, and joints, lungs (eg. pneumonia), brain, blood, among others. It is also used in hospitalized patients to prevent infections.

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