Amikin Solution For Injection 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Amikin: Solution for injection (250mg)

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What is this Medicine?

AMIKACIN (am i KAY sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Amikin 250mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000153023
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Peritonitis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis Infection, Meningitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Intraabdominal Infections, Bone And Joint Infections, Septicemia, Nocardiosis, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Actinomycotic Mycetoma, Mycobacterium Avium Complex Infection, Febrile Neutropenia, Pyelonephritis, Burn Wound Infection, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Amikin 250mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Amikin 250mg/ml Solution for Injection

Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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