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Deekacin 500mg Inj

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By ANVIK BIOTECH
2ml Injection

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ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Deekacin Injection is an antibiotic containing amikacin as its active component. It is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections. It alters the protein synthesis of the bacteria, interfer...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Deekacin 500mg Inj

Deekacin Injection is used for treating serious bacterial infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Deekacin 500mg Inj

  • If you are allergic to amikacin or other components of the injection.
  • If you are allergic to medicine from the same class (aminoglycoside antibiotics) if you are not sure about which are these medicines ask the doctor.
  • If you suffer from myasthenia gravis, a condition characterised by muscle weakness and fatigue.
sideEffects

Side effects of Deekacin 500mg Inj

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Injection site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Deekacin 500mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Deekacin Injection during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of the medicine is not established during pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected while on the medicine seek immediate medical advice.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Deekacin Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Deekacin Injection pass in breast milk. To avoid any harm to the breastfeeding infant consult the doctor if you are breastfeeding before initiating therapy and he may suggest either discontinue breastfeeding or treatment.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Deekacin Injection?
A:
There is no information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving abilities of an individual. If you experience dizziness after the administration of Deekacin Injection, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Deekacin Injection?
A:
No known interaction with alcohol. If you consume alcohol often, discuss it with the doctor. Long term use of alcohol weakens the immune system and makes you more prone to get infected.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience an allergic reaction.
  • You may experience side effects after taking Deekacin Injection.
  • You may develop vision loss after administering the medicine.
  • You should stay hydrated while on the medication.
  • You have kidney disease and a hearing problem.
  • You have a muscular disorder such as Parkinsonism.
  • Deekacin Injection should be used cautiously in premature and neonatal infants.
  • The medicine is known to be toxic for the ears, kidneys and brain. Patients need to be monitored closely while on treatment with the medicine. Discuss with the doctor about signs and symptoms.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Deekacin 500mg Inj

How Does It Work?

Deekacin Injection alters the protein synthesis (responsible for cell multiplication) of the bacteria, stops the growth of bacteria and results in cell death.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Deekacin 500mg Inj

  • Deekacin Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Follow the aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Deekacin 500mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Deekacin Injection works or Deekacin itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interactions.
  • Especially about other antibiotics, immunosuppressants, water pills, muscle relaxants, medicines used for bone diseases and certain supplements.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Deekacin 500mg Inj

  • Store at a cool and dark place.
  • Discard the solution if not clear.
  • Do not freeze. Keep it away from children.
dosage

Dosage of Deekacin 500mg Inj

Overdose

Deekacin Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus the chances of an overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomforts or symptoms like hearing, renal disabilities inform the d...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of the injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse immediat...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What all things should I discuss with the doctor before taking Deekacin Injection?

A: Give detail about the medical and surgical history. Also, the doctor needs to be informed of all the prescription and non-prescription medicines, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements that you may be taking before starting Deekacin Injection.

Q: What are the uses of Deekacin Injection?

A: Deekacin Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

Q: How is Deekacin Injection given?

A: Deekacin Injection will be given to you by a doctor in a clinic/hospital, avoid self-medicating. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor after careful assessment of the condition you are being treated for and other parameters. Follow the aftercare instruction given by the doctor.

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ContainsAmikacin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, pain at injection site, drowsiness, rash
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 05:54 PM (IST)
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