Mikacin 500 mg Injection

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Mikacin 500 mg Injection Information

Mikacin 500 mg Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Urinary Tract Infection are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Mikacin 500 mg Injection have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Mikacin 500 mg Injection. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Mikacin 500 mg Injection as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Mikacin 500 mg Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Mikacin 500 mg Injection's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. In addition, Mikacin 500 mg Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Mikacin 500 mg Injection related warnings section.

Mikacin 500 mg Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Mikacin 500 mg Injection in conditions like Dehydration, Parkinson's Disease, Hearing Loss. Some other conditions that can be affected by Mikacin 500 mg Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Mikacin 500 mg Injection may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Mikacin 500 mg Injection, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Mikacin 500 mg Injection Benefits & Uses

Mikacin 500 mg Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Mikacin 500 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 500 mg Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Mikacin 500 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 500 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 500 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 500 mg Injection on the Liver?


    Side effects of Mikacin Injection rarely affect the liver.

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


    Mikacin Injection is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Mikacin 500 mg Injection Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Mikacin 500 mg Injection

  • Is this Mikacin 500 mg Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Mikacin 500 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 500 mg Injection as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Mikacin 500 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 500 mg Injection is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Mikacin 500 mg Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Mikacin 500 mg Injection


    Taking Mikacin 500 mg Injection with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Mikacin 500 mg Injection


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

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Mikacin 500 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 almost 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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