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Efficin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, prescribed for serious bacterial infections. It fights bacteria in the body.

Drug information on Efficin (Kanamycin) from Lupin Laboratories Ltd.

Efficin

  Injection
Lupin Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Kanamycin
 16.18
500mg/1vial
1Vial
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Medical Condition(s) for which Efficin may be prescribed


Side effects of Efficin

   Severe Effects : Ear damage, kidney damage and paralysis.

   General : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, pain, redness or swelling at the injection site.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- IM/IV- The recommended dose is 500mg to 1gm per day in divided doses.

How to use Efficin?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

When is Efficin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

It should not be used in long-term treatment. Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Efficin

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of dehydration, brain nerve damage, myasthenia gravis, Parkinson disease, kidney failure, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may lead to dehydration; drink plenty of fluid.

Other Precautions for Efficin

Extreme caution needed for newborns.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Efficin

Store it at room temperature (15° to 30°C).



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