Mikacin 250 mg Injection

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Mikacin 250 mg Injection Information

Mikacin 250 mg Injection is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Urinary Tract Infection are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Mikacin 250 mg Injection have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Mikacin 250 mg Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. 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 Mikacin 250 mg Injection have been listed ahead. These side effects of Mikacin 250 mg Injection are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Mikacin 250 mg Injection is Severe for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Mikacin 250 mg Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Mikacin 250 mg Injection related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Dehydration, Parkinson's Disease, Hearing Loss must refrain from the use of Mikacin 250 mg Injection since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Mikacin 250 mg Injection have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Mikacin 250 mg Injection have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Mikacin 250 mg Injection is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Mikacin 250 mg Injection Benefits & Uses

Mikacin 250 mg Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Mikacin 250 mg 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

Mikacin 250 mg Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Mikacin 250 mg Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Mikacin Injection has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Mikacin Injection without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Mikacin 250 mg Injection safe during breastfeeding?


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

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Mikacin 250 mg Injection on the Kidneys?


    Consumption of Mikacin Injection can harm the kidneys. So it is important to take medical advice beforehand.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Mikacin 250 mg Injection on the Liver?


    Side effects of Mikacin Injection rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Mikacin 250 mg Injection on the Heart?


    Mikacin Injection is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Mikacin 250 mg Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mikacin 250 mg Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Mikacin 250 mg Injection

  • Is this Mikacin 250 mg Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Mikacin 250 mg Injection is addictive.

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


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Mikacin 250 mg Injection as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Mikacin 250 mg 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?


    No, Mikacin 250 mg Injection is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Mikacin 250 mg Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Mikacin 250 mg Injection


    Taking Mikacin 250 mg Injection with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Mikacin 250 mg Injection


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Mikacin 250 mg Injection with alcohol.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Mikacin 250 mg Injection

Question over 5 years ago

What is Mikacin Injection?

Mikacin Injection is a brand name for amikacin. It is a prescription drug which belongs to the class of medication known as an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used for the treatment of bacterial infection such as bone, joint, skin, intra-abdominal, pneumonia, and respiratory tract infection. It is used for short-term treatment (7 - 10 days) of bacterial infection in different part of the body. It is also used for the treatment of neonatal sepsis when sensitivity testing indicates that other aminoglycosides cannot be used.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Mikacin Injection cause thrombocytopenia?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally, Mikacin Injection can cause drug-induced thrombocytopenia (blood clot formation in the vessel). However, if you experience severe thrombocytopenia after taking this medicine, please immediately seek medical help.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Mikacin Injection cause diarrhea?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Mikacin Injection 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 4 years ago

Does Mikacin Injection cover pseudomonas?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, Mikacin Injection is effective against bacteria (Pseudomonas). But it is also found that Pseudomonas can get resistant to this drug and in that case Mikacin Injection will not produce desired results. If you are experiencing no symptomatic relief after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Mikacin Injection?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Mikacin Injection can be safely taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine suddenly or take it longer than prescribed duration.



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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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