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Drug information on Nicpime AM (Cefepime) from Piramal Healthcare

Nicpime AM

  Injection
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Amikacin
 243.00
0.25gm/1gm
1Vial
Combination of Generics : Amikacin, Cefepime

Drug Name : Amikacin

Amikacin(Amikin) generic Nicpime AM is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, prescribed for serious bacterial infections. It inhibits the production of bacterial proteins, which causes bacterial cell death.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Side effects of Amikacin

  Musculoskeletal: Muscle weakness (due to blocking of signals from the nerves to the muscles).

  Eye and ENT: Hearing loss and loss of balance.

  Genitourinary: Reduced urine volume, protein in urine, increased serum creatinine, urinary casts, red and white blood cells in urine and high level of nitrogen waste in blood (azotemia).

  Miscellaneous: Decreased serum magnesium.

When is Amikacin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Generally not indicated for long-term therapy because of ototoxicity (damage to the ear) and nephrotoxicity (damage to kidney cells).


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.




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