Dimik 500 Injection

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Dimik 500 Injection Information

Dimik 500 Injection is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection. The alternative uses of Dimik 500 Injection have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Dimik 500 Injection. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Dimik 500 Injection have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Dimik 500 Injection go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Dimik 500 Injection has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Dimik 500 Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Dimik 500 Injection related warnings section.

Dimik 500 Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Dimik 500 Injection in conditions like Dehydration, Parkinson's Disease, Hearing Loss. The section on Dimik 500 Injection contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Dimik 500 Injection with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Dimik 500 Injection is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Dimik 500 Injection Benefits & Uses

Dimik 500 Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Dimik 500 Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Dimik 500 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Dimik 500 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Dimik shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Dimik 500 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Information about safety of Dimik for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Dimik 500 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Dimik may have severe effects on your kidney, so do not take it without consulting your doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Dimik 500 Injection on the Liver?


    Dimik has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Dimik 500 Injection on the Heart?


    Side effects of Dimik rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Dimik 500 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dimik 500 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Dimik 500 Injection

  • Is this Dimik 500 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Dimik 500 Injection is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Dimik 500 Injection will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Dimik 500 Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Dimik 500 Injection for mental disorders.

    No

Dimik 500 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Dimik 500 Injection


    Taking Dimik 500 Injection with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Dimik 500 Injection


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Dimik 500 Injection with alcohol.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Dimik 500 Injection

Question about 5 years ago

Does Dimik cause diarrhea?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Dimik has been reported to cause diarrhoea and it is a common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after using this drug, discuss with your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

Question over 5 years ago

How does Dimik work?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Dimik is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by preventing the synthesis of proteins that bacteria need to survive, in the absence of protein synthesis bacteria become vulnerable and dies. It is effective against different types of bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Proteus species, S. aureus, Acinetobacter and Serratia species.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Dimik on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Discontinuing Dimik on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Dimik cause constipation?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

No, Dimik does not cause constipation in patients who are taking it. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then inform your doctor and take precautionary methods such as eating fibrous foods to avoid constipation.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I take Dimik without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Dimik is a prescription drug, hence do not take Dimik without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to patients to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Arikayce (amikacin)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 749

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 136-137

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