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  • injection
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals based in North Wales, Pennsylvania, announced a voluntary recall of seven lots of Amikacin Sulfate Injection USP, 500 mg/2mL and 1 tram/4mL vials as a result of the potential presence of glass particulate matter. (newsinferno.com)
  • The 500 mg per 2 mL vial and the 1 gram per 4 mL vial, each mL contains: 250 mg Amikacin(as the sulfate), 0.66% Sodium Metabisulfite, 2.5% Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Water for Injection qs, Air replaced with Nitrogen. (egeneralmedical.com)
  • In people with a CNS infection such as meningitis, amikacin can be given intrathecally (by direct injection into the spine) or intraventricularly (by injection into the ventricles of brain). (wikipedia.org)
  • resistant
  • Amikacin is most often used for treating severe infections with multidrug-resistant , aerobic Gram-negative bacteria, especially Pseudomonas , Acinetobacter , Enterobacter , E. coli , Proteus , Klebsiella , and Serratia . (wikipedia.org)
  • doses
  • The risk of these problems may be higher if you already have kidney or hearing problems, if you get high doses of amikacin (systemic), or if you get amikacin (systemic) for a long time. (drugs.com)
  • Amikacin should be used in smaller doses in the elderly, who often have age-related decreases in kidney function, and children, whose kidneys are not fully developed yet. (wikipedia.org)
  • vitro
  • Amikacin is shown for the treatment of diseases brought on by powerless living beings, for example, Gram negative: amikacin is dynamic in vitro against Pseudomonas species, Escherichia coli, Proteus (indolpositivo, indolnegativo), Providencia sp, Klebsiella-Enterobacter-Serratia sp, Acinetobacter (Mima-Herellea above) freundii and Citrobacter sp. (medicinesmexico.com)
  • Gram-positive: Amikacin is dynamic in vitro against Staphylococcus species makers and non-makers of penicillinase, including methicillin-safe strains. (medicinesmexico.com)
  • The in vitro studies show that amikacin sulfate, in mix with a beta-lactam, anti-infection acts synergistically against numerous gram-negative life forms that are of clinical significance, as Proteus rettgeri, Providencia stuartii, Serratia marcescens or Pseudomonas aeruginosa. (medicinesmexico.com)
  • toxic
  • Serum concentrations of amikacin should be monitored when feasible to assure adequate levels and to avoid potentially toxic levels and prolonged peak concentrations above 35 micrograms per mL. (egeneralmedical.com)
  • Amikacin is known to be toxic to the nerves of the ear. (ndtv.com)
  • given
  • How is amikacin given? (cigna.com)
  • Then I went to a government hospital where I was told that Amikacin is injurious to my baby and should not be given during pregnancy . (ndtv.com)
  • Amikacin may be administered once or twice a day and is usually given by the intravenous or intramuscular route, though it can be given via nebulization. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Amikacin can harm your kidneys, and may also cause nerve damage or hearing loss, especially if you have kidney disease or use certain other medicines. (cigna.com)
  • The concurrent use of amikacin with potent diuretics (ethacrynic acid , or furosemide) should be avoided since diuretics by themselves may cause ototoxicity. (egeneralmedical.com)