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Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

2ml Injection in Vial
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Amikacin(250.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml is classified as an Antibiotic. It contains Amikacin as an active ingredient.

Uses of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml is an antibiotic used to treat conditions such as serious infection by certain bacteria including joint infection, intra-abdominal infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections.
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Contraindications of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

Amikacin is not recommended for patients with known allergy to any aminoglycoside, suffering from a disease called myasthenia gravis (severe weakness of certain muscles of the body), less amount of calcium in the blood, kidney disease, ringing or buzzing in ears.
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Side effects of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

  • Irritation at site of application
  • Severe allergic reaction(sudden itchy rash)
  • Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, mouth or throat (which may
  • Cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing)
  • Feeling of getting faint
  • Paralysis
  • Deafness
  • Sudden loss of breathing
  • Severe kidney failure

Precautions and Warnings of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml


Can I take Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml during pregnancy?
Probably it is unsafe to use of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml in pregnant women, it may result in some babies to be born with problems.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml while breastfeeding?
It is not known if amikacin crosses into human milk. The patient should consult with the Doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml?
The patient should be cautious while driving if he/she feels dizziness during this medication.


Can I consume alcohol with Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml?
Patient should avoid alcohol intake while taking amikacin.

Mode of Action of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

How Does It Work?

Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml usually injected into a muscle. It may also be given into a vein(i.v), either as an infusion (drip). Amikacin can also be given into the abdominal cavity (peritoneum) during surgery and can be used to wash out the lung cavity and brain cavities. Doctor ensures that you are well hydrated before and during treatment.
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Interactions of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amphotericin B
  • Cidofovir
  • Cisplatin
  • Polymyxin B
  • Tobramycin
  • Cephalosporins (cephaloridine)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen etc

Interactions with food items

There are no specific foods that you must exclude from your diet when receiving this medication.

Storage and disposal of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml

Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml should be stored at, or below, 25°C and unused portions of opened vials must not be stored for later use.

Dosage of Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml


Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml will be given to you in a hospital, under the supervision of a doctor. It is unlikely that you will be given overdose or too little, however, tell your doctor or nurse if you have any difficulty.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed the dose consult with your physician and try to take as quick as possible, but do not compensate the missed dose by taking a double dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is it safe for a hypertensive patient?

A: Generally, It is not recommended with antihypertensive medicine especially water tablets(Diuretics like furosemide). It may cause some side effects.

Q: I have some kidney-related problem, is it safe for me taking Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml?

A: You should take this Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml under the supervision of a Doctor and you should tell your kidney related history as well. Doctor may probably ask to get some kidney function tests done before starting this Mikacin 250mg Injection 2ml treatment.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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