AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL; aminoglycosides, antibacterials .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
each vial contains amikacin sulphate equivalent to amikacin 500 mg
INDICATION OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
bacterial septicemia ( including neonatal sepsis ) . Respiratory tract infections ( including nosocomial pneumonia ) . Central nervous system infections ( including meningitis ) . Intra-abdominal infections ( including peritonitis ) . Biliary tract infections . burns and postoperative infections ( including postvascular surgery ) . skin and soft tissue infections . bones and joints infections . serious complicated urinary tract infections . other serious bacterial infections caused mainly by different species of staphylococci or gram-negative bacterial 9including pseudomonal infections ) . N.B. if suspected gram + ve pneumococci or streptococci , concomitant therapy of amikacin with some penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics should be used .
DOSAGE OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
amikacin may be given intramuscularly , intravenously or by infusion . For adults , with normal renal function : the dose is 15 mg/kg/day ( divided as 75 mg /kg every 12 hours or 5 mg /kg every 8 hours ) and should not exceed 1.5 gm per day . N.B. For patients with impaired renal functions , serum creatinine of the patient should be multiplied by 9 to determine the dose interval . amikacin is stable for 24 hours at room temperature when mixed with dextrose 5% or nad 0.9 % or lactated ringer .
OVER-DOSAGE OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
CONTRA-INDICATION OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
hypersensitivity to the amikacin sulphate and /or any of the other components . Aminoglycosides may imaired neuromuscular transmission , and should not be given to patients with myasthenia gravis .
STORAGE OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
store at temperature not exceeding 25 C used immediately after openning .
PACK OF AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL
carton box containing traansparent color less glass vial (type 1 ) containing 2 ml solution for injection with chloro butyl rubber closure and filb off + pamphlet .
AMIKACIN 500MG VIAL MANUFACTURED BY
AMOUN PHARMACEUTICAL CO .