Amiosin injection

Dexa Medica

Composition

Amikacin500 mg

Each Pack Contains

5 vials of 2 ml

Dosage Form

injection

Dosage formInjection

Flavor

None

W.H.O. Classification

J01G

Available In

Indonesia

Warning

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use while operating heavy machinery has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use during pregnancy has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Lactation

NOT RECOMMENDEDThis item is not safe for use during lactation.

Indication

Amikacin is indicated in the short-term treatment of serious infection due to susceptible strains of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.
Septicemia (including neonatal sepsis)
Serious infections of the respiratory tract
Bone and joint infections
Central nervous system infections (including meningitis)
Skin and soft tissue infections
Intra-abdominal infections (including peritonitis)
Infections of the burns
Postoperative infections (including post-vascular surgery)
Serious complicated and recurrent urinary tract infections

Dosage

0 TO 1 YEAR OLD
Initial dose 10 mg/kg/day to be followed with 7.5 mg/kg every 12 hours.

1 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Children and older infants with normal renal function: 15 mg/kg/day divided into 2 or 3 equal doses

18 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
500 mg twice daily. The maximum total dose for adults: 15 g.

OTHER DETAILS
The usual duration of treatment is 7 to 10 days. The total daily dose should not exceed 15 mg/kg/day or 1.5 g/day.

PATIENTS WITH IMPAIRED RENAL FUNCTION
Daily dose may be reduced or prolonged intervals to avoid the drug accumulation. The initial dose is 7.5 mg/kg. Recommendation of the method to estimate dose in patients known or expected impaired renal function can be calculated by multiplying serum (in mg/100ml) creatinine concentration by 9 and the result is a dosage interval in hours.