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Starmik 100mg Inj

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By INVISION MEDI SCIENCES PVT LTD
2ml Injection

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Amikacin
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-TUBERCULAR

Medical Description

Starmik 100mg Inj 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 Starmik 100mg Inj

Starmik 100mg Inj is used for treating serious bacterial infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Starmik 100mg 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 Starmik 100mg Inj

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

Precautions and Warnings of Starmik 100mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Starmik 100mg Inj 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 Starmik 100mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if Starmik 100mg Inj 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 Starmik 100mg Inj ?
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 Starmik 100mg Inj , avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Starmik 100mg Inj ?
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 Starmik 100mg Inj .
  • 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.
  • Starmik 100mg Inj 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 Starmik 100mg Inj

How Does It Work?

Starmik 100mg Inj 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 Starmik 100mg Inj

  • Starmik 100mg Inj will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Follow the aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Starmik 100mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Starmik 100mg Inj works or Starmik 100mg Inj 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 Starmik 100mg 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 Starmik 100mg Inj

Overdose

Starmik 100mg Inj 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
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

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 Starmik 100mg Inj ?

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 Starmik 100mg Inj .

Q: What are the uses of Starmik 100mg Inj ?

A: Starmik 100mg Inj is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

Q: How is Starmik 100mg Inj given?

A: Starmik 100mg Inj 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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