Cinmik Indications/Uses





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Full Prescribing Info
Amikacin is indicated in short-term treatment of serious infection due to susceptible strains of Gram negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas species, Escherichia coli, species of indole positive and indole-negative, Proteus, Providencia species, Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Seratia species and Acinetobacter (mima-Herella) species.
Amikacin is effective in bacterial septicemia (including neonatal sepsis); serious infection of the respiratory tract, bones, joints, central nervous system (including meningitis) and skin and soft tissue intra abdominal infections(including peritonitis); and in burns and post-operative infections (including postvascular surgery).
Aminoglycosides are not indicated in the uncomplicated initial episodes of urinary tract infection, unless the causative organisms are not susceptible to antibiotics having less potential toxicity.
Amikacin is also effective in staphylococcal disease such as, severe infections, where the causative organisms may either Gram negative (-) bacterium or a staphylococcus, infections due to susceptible strains of staphylococci in patients allergic to other antibiotics, and in mixed staphylococcal/Gram negative (-) infections.
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