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Amiosin injection

Dexa Medica

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Ingredients in every 2 ml

Amikacin 500 mg

Each package contains

5 vials of 2 ml

Other details

Dosage formInjection
Flavour None

W.H.O. classification

ATC Level 1 J – Antiinfectives for systemic use
ATC Level 2 J01 – Antibacterials for Systemic Use
ATC Level 3 J01G – Aminoglycoside Antibacterials

Warnings

Pregnancy

<span class="warning-9 warning-pregnancy">CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR</span>Safety of this item for use during pregnancy has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Lactation

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during lactation.

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use while operating heavy machinery has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Available in

Indonesia

Dosage information

0 TO 1 YEAR OLD
Initial dose 10 mg/kg/day to be followed with 7.5 mg/kg every 12 hours.

1 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Children and older infants with normal renal function: 15 mg/kg/day divided into 2 or 3 equal doses

18 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
500 mg twice daily. The maximum total dose for adults: 15 g.

OTHER DETAILS
The usual duration of treatment is 7 to 10 days. The total daily dose should not exceed 15 mg/kg/day or 1.5 g/day.

PATIENTS WITH IMPAIRED RENAL FUNCTION
Daily dose may be reduced or prolonged intervals to avoid the drug accumulation. The initial dose is 7.5 mg/kg. Recommendation of the method to estimate dose in patients known or expected impaired renal function can be calculated by multiplying serum (in mg/100ml) creatinine concentration by 9 and the result is a dosage interval in hours.

Indication

Amikacin is indicated in the short-term treatment of serious infection due to susceptible strains of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.
– Septicemia (including neonatal sepsis)
– Serious infections of the respiratory tract.
– Bone and joint infections.
– Central nervous system infections (including meningitis).
– Skin and soft tissue infections.
– Intra-abdominal infections (including peritonitis).
– Infections of the burns.
– Postoperative infections (including post-vascular surgery).
– Serious complicated and recurrent urinary tract infections.