Mikacin Injection is an antibiotic containing Amikacin as an active ingredient. It belongs to the 'Aminoglycoside' group of medicine, mainly used to treat severe bacterial infection caused by various causative organisms. It acts by altering the protein synthesis of the bacteria, interfering with its replication and growth, further resulting in cell death. Mikacin Injection should be used under medical supervision. It should be administered intravenously only. Mikacin Injection should be used cautiously and for severe infections only. This medicine can result in altered renal function and hearing disability. Thus, it should be closely monitored. Inform your doctor about the medical conditions and the medicine you are currently taking. If any of the side effects worsen, inform your doctor immediately....
Q: When and how to administer Mikacin Injection?
A: Mikacin Injection can be administered with or without food as prescribed by a professional health care expert only. Extra fluids are advised while on treatment with this medication. Do not take this medication in larger amounts as it may cause undesirable effects.
Q: What all things should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Mikacin Injection?
A: Give a detailed account of your 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 startingMikacin Injection
Q: Should I take anti-inflammatory medicines with Mikacin Injection?
A: Do not use Mikacin Injection as these medicines may increase the risk of damage in kidneys or hearing loss. Consult the doctor before taking any kind of medication along with Mikacin Injection.
Q: Should I take vaccination while on treatment with Mikacin Injection?
A: Do not take vaccination while on treatment withMikacin Injection unless your doctor tells you to.
Q: Can Mikacin Injection be given intramuscularly (IM)?
A: Yes,Mikacin Injection can be given intramuscularly (IM) depending on the severity of the infection. Your doctor will decide the route of administration.
Q: Does Mikacin Injection belong to the penicillin class of medicine?
A: No, Mikacin Injection is not a penicillin class of medicine. It is an aminoglycoside class of medicine.