Mikacin 500mg Injection
Mikacin 500mg Injection

Mikacin 500mg Injection

2ml Injection in Vial
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Medical Description

Mikacin 500mg 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 va...
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ContainsAmikacin(500.0 Mg)
UsesSevere bacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, pain at injection site, drowsiness, rash
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Uses of Mikacin 500 MG

Mikacin 500mg injection is used in the treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible bacteria.

Contraindications of Mikacin 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Amikacin or any other component of Mikacin 500mg injection.
  • If you are allergic to aminoglycoside medicine.
  • If you suffer from myasthenia gravis.

Side effects of Mikacin 500 MG

  • Skin rash
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Loss of balance
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Low blood pressure
  • Deafness
  • Severe kidney failure

Precautions and Warnings of Mikacin 500 MG


Can I take Mikacin 500mg injection during pregnancy?
It crosses the placenta and may cause harm to the unborn baby. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Mikacin 500mg injection while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Mikacin 500mg injection on breastfeeding. Your doctor may decide whether it is necessary to administer this medicine after assessing the benefit.


Can I drive if I have taken Mikacin 500mg injection?
If you experience dizziness after the administration of Mikacin 500mg injection, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Mikacin 500mg injection?
Alcohol may alter the effect of Mikacin 500mg injection. Thus, discuss with your doctor if you consume alcohol often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney disease and a hearing problem.
  • You have any muscular disorder such as Parkinsonism.
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You experience any side effect after taking Mikacin 500mg injection.
  • You develop vision loss after administering this medicine.
  • You should stay hydrated while on this medication.

Mode of Action of Mikacin 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Mikacin 500mg injection irreversibly alters the protein synthesis (responsible for cell multiplication) of the bacteria, stops the growth of bacteria and results in cell death.

Directions for Use of Mikacin 500 MG

  • This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.

Interactions of Mikacin 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of antibiotics like cephaloridine, paromomycin, viomycin, polymyxin B, colistin, vancomycin, amphotericin B; immunosuppressants like tacrolimus, ciclosporin, cisplatin; diuretics such a...
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  • Concurrent use of bisphosphonates results in a decreased calcium level.
  • Concomitant use of ether, halothane, d-tubocurarine, succinylcholine and decamethonium should not be used along withMikacin 500mg injection.

Storage and disposal of Mikacin 500 MG

  • StoreMikacin 500mg injection at a temperature not exceeding 30 °C in the original package to protect from light.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Keep it away from children.

Dosage of Mikacin 500 MG


It will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms like hearing, renal disabilities inform your doctor or reach...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed to take any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse i...
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Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: When and how to administer Mikacin 500mg injection?

A: Mikacin 500mg 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 inj?

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 500mg injection

Q: Should I take anti-inflammatory medicines with Mikacin 500mg inj?

A: Do not use Mikacin 500mg 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 500mg injection.

Q: Should I take vaccination while on treatment with Mikacin 500mg injection?

A: Do not take vaccination while on treatment withMikacin 500mg injection unless your doctor tells you to.

Q: Can Mikacin 500mg injection be given intramuscularly (IM)?

A: Yes,Mikacin 500mg injection can be given intramuscularly (IM) depending on the severity of the infection. Your doctor will decide the route of administration.

Q: Does Mikacin 500mg injection belong to the penicillin class of medicine?

A: No, Mikacin 500mg injection is not a penicillin class of medicine. It is an aminoglycoside class of medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Mikacin 500 injection?

A: Skin rash, cough, dizziness, fever, nausea or vomiting, etc. are a few common side effects of Mikacin 500 injection.

Q: Is Mikacin and amikacin same?

A: Yes, Mikacin injection contains amikacin as its active component.

Q: What is Mikacin injection used for?

A: Mikacin injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections caused by various causative bacteria which are sensitive to Mikacin injection.

Q: Is Mikacin inj 500mg a steroid?

A: No, Mikacin injection is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic containing Amikacin as an active ingredient. It belongs to the 'Aminoglycoside' group of medicine, mainly used to treat severe bacterial infections caused by various causative organisms.
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Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2022 | 06:30 PM (IST)
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