AMIVA-500 is the fusion of Amikacin Injection which is used to treat severe bacterial infections in a variety of body areas. Also, usage for patients who have had surgery since the operation portion is more susceptible to infection from bacteria.
Amikacin is an antibiotic that is used to treat or prevent a wide range of bacterial illnesses. Infections in the urinary tract, bones and joints, lungs, brain, and blood are examples. It is also used in hospitalised patients to avoid infections following surgery or while seeking treatment (when a doctor thinks there are more chances; the patient may be affected by the infection).
Amikacin belongs to the family of antibiotics known as aminoglycosides, which function by either killing or inhibiting the development of bacteria. It works by preventing bacteria from forming the cell wall, which is required for survival. Amikacin Injection is used to treat severe infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas species, E. coli, and indole-positive and indole-negative Proteus organisms.
Benefits Of Amikacin Injection
- Preventing infection after surgery.
- Cures a wide range of bacterial infections.
- Effective in treating wound bacterial infection.
Direction To Use This Medicine
Amikacin injection is delivered directly into a vein or muscle by a healthcare expert and should not be self-administered. When receiving this drug, take adequate precautions from the doctor and consult the doctor about its dose, which may change depending on the patient’s health.
Precautions For Amikacin Injection
Amikacin injection should be administered on a regular basis at equally spaced time intervals as directed by your doctor. Even if the patient feels better, do not miss any doses and complete the whole course of medication. Stopping the medication too soon may result in the infection recurring or worsening.
Side Effects Of Amikacin Injection
Amikacin Injection may have effects on the person that has or has had any kind of kidney or liver issue since this medicine may contain some overactive ingredients. However, commonly this may cause some side effects which remain for a temporary time period. If in case it may become a cause of any unusual effect then stop the medicine and immediately notify the doctor.
- Increased blood urea
- Injection site reactions