Drug: Amikin,Amikin Pediatric

AMIKACIN (am i KAY sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • difficulty breathing
  • hearing loss, ringing in the ears
  • dizziness, loss of balance
  • fever
  • less urine
  • low blood pressure
  • numbness, tingling
  • tremor
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • headache
  • joint pains
  • nausea, vomiting
  • pain, irritation at site of injection

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • difficulty breathing
  • hearing loss, ringing in the ears
  • dizziness, loss of balance
  • fever
  • less urine
  • low blood pressure
  • numbness, tingling
  • tremor
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • headache
  • joint pains
  • nausea, vomiting
  • pain, irritation at site of injection

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • dehydrated
  • hearing problems
  • kidney disease
  • myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to amikacin or other antibiotics, sulfites, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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