Brand Name: Amikin
Generic Name: Amikacin
Pack size: 1
Trade Price: KES 1,308.00
Retail Price: @ KES 1,744.00
Class: Antibacterials: Aminoglycoside (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C22H43N5O13.2H2SO4 = 781.8
Precautions: Myasthenia gravis. pregnancy andlactation. renal impairment and in concomitant use with nephrotoxic drugs. hypersensitivity to amino glycosides.
Indications/Uses: Gram negative sepsis resistant to gentamicin; 15mg/kg 8-12hrly im.
Interactions: Warfarin. cytotoxics, frusemide, nephrotoxic drugs (increased risk of nephrotoxicity). antagonises effect of neostigmine and pyridostigmine.
Side Effects: Ototoxicity. renal toxicity. neuromuscular blockade. nausea and vomiting. hypotension.