ILDong Amikacin

ILDong Amikacin

amikacin

Manufacturer:

ILDong Pharm

Distributor:

Pharmaforte
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amikacin sulfate
Indications/Uses
Septicemia, infections associated w/ bronchiectasis, pneumonia, pulmonary suppuration, serious infections of bones & joints, CNS (including meningitis) & skin & soft tissue, peritonitis, burns & post-op infections, serious complicated & recurrent UTI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM Normal renal function Adult, childn & older infant 15 mg/kg/day divided into 2 or 3 equal doses administered at equally divided intervals. Patient w/ heavier wt Max:15 g/day. Newborn Loading dose: Initially 10 mg/kg followed w/ 7.5 mg/kg every 12 hr. Usual duration of treatment: 7-10 days. Max total daily dose: 15 mg/kg/day. Uncomplicated UTI 250 mg bd. IV Same as IM dose. Dose adjustment should be made according to age & symptoms. Adult & ped Administered by IV infusion over 30-60 min period. Infant Should receive 1-2 hr infusion.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to amikacin, aminoglycosides or bacitracin.
Special Precautions
History of deafness due to aminoglycosides. Observe patients who are not taking adequate oral feedings or those receiving parenteral feeding, elderly & who are not in good general condition. Contains Na metabisulfite & may cause allergic-type reactions. Renal & liver disorder. Pregnancy & lactation. Newborns & prematures.
Adverse Reactions
Shock. Infrequently, rash or pruritis; tinnitus, closed feeling of the ear, ear pain, vertigo, deafness; GOT, GPT &/or AL-P levels elevation; local pain/induration at inj site.
Drug Interactions
Enhanced nephrotoxic effects of blood substitutes (eg, dextran & NA alginate). Resp depression due to curare-like effect may occur w/ anesth or muscle relaxants. Nephrotoxicity &/or ototoxicity may be enhanced w/ loop diuretics (eg, ethacrynic & furosemide).
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01GB06 - amikacin ; Belongs to the class of other aminoglycosides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
ILDong Amikacin inj 500 mg/2 mL
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
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