Amikacin 500 mg

Amikacin 500 mg



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Amikacin 500 mg – 

Watmik-500 Amikacin Sulphate injection is used for preventing a wide range of bacterial infections such as the urinary tract, joints, bones, lungs, blood, and brain. Watmik-500 injection is administered intravenously and must not be self-administered. It is important not to skip any dose and complete the full course of amikacin 500 mg injection. This antibiotic injection works against a plethora of bacterial infections by not letting them multiply and increase further. The active ingredient in amikacin 500 mg injection, amikacin, belongs to a group of medicines called aminoglycoside antibiotics”. These antibiotics work by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria. 

Furthermore, Amikacin injections are used to treat severe bacterial infections in a variety of areas of the body and are typically used for severe bacterial infections that other drugs may not be effective against. Amikacin injection comes under the category of aminoglycosides that are used for treating bacterial infections. As it is used for treating severe bacterial infections, it is advisable to consult the doctor before taking this medication. Also, incomplete courses of amikacin injection may lead to worsen bacterial infection. So, it is highly recommended to complete the course of amikacin injection.

Direction To Use

  1. First of all, it is highly recommended to consult the doctor before taking amikacin 500mg injection.
  2. Secondly, it is advisable to not mix two different drugs while taking amikacin injection as it may cause adverse side effects.
  3. Also, this injection of amikacin is not safe for children
  4. Moreover, amikacin injection is not recommended for pregnant ladies and breastfeeding mothers.
  5. Lastly, an amikacin 500 mg injection course must be completed. 

List of Common Side Effects of Amikacin 500 mg

It can also lead to serious side effects may be more common in the elderly and newborn babies. Here are some common side effects that one may experience after taking an amikacin 500mg injection. But if these side effects worsen over the period. Then stop taking this medicine immediately and consult the doctor.

  1. Increased blood urea
  2. Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, and redness)
  3. Feeling drowsiness and sleepiness
  4. Body ache 
  5. hearing loss
  6. balance problems
  7.  and kidney problems. 

Some Critical Drug Interactions to Avoid 

Your doctor will need to know if you’re taking any of these medicines. The following interactions are chosen based on how important they may be and are not meant to be all-encompassing. Using this product with any of these is not advised.

  • Atracurium
  • Cholera Vaccine, Live
  • Colistimethate Sodium
  • Decamethonium
  • Lysine
  • Mannitol
  • Metocurine
  • Pancuronium
  • Rocuronium
  • Succinylcholine
  • Tacrolimus
  • Emtricitabine
  • Ethacrynic Acid
  • Fazadinium
  • Foscarnet
  • Furosemide
  • Gallamine
  • Hexafluoren

If you are taking both medicines at the same time, your doctor might adjust the dosage or frequency of use of one or both.

Safeguards before Using Amikacin 500 mg

The use of this medicinal product may be affected by other medical conditions. Please inform your physician if you have other medical conditions, particularly:

  • Asthma
  • Kidney disease, severe or
  • Muscle problems or
  • Myasthenia gravis (severe muscle weakness) or
  • Nerve problems or
  • Parkinson’s disease—Use with caution. This may make these conditions worse.
  • Kidney disease—Use with caution. The effects may be increased because of the slower removal of this medicine from the body.

Further Essential Information 

  • This medicine is administered to you by a qualified health professional. It is insinuated into a muscle or a vein.
  • Even if you begin to feel better, keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment it will help to clear up the symptoms completely. 
  • Sulfate is best when the amount in your blood is constant. To ensure that the amount stays constant, you need to take this medicine regularly.
  • To maintain kidney function and reduce the risk of kidney disease, drink more fluids while taking this medicine or while your child is taking it.

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