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Drug information on Kanamac (Kanamycin) from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Kanamac

  Injection
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Kanamycin
 29.95
1gm/1vial
1Vial

Drug Name : Kanamycin

Kanamycin(Kantrex) generic Kanamac is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, prescribed for serious bacterial infections. It fights bacteria in the body.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Kanamac may be prescribed


Side effects of Kanamac

   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 Kanamac?

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

When is Kanamac not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Kanamac

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 Kanamac

Extreme caution needed for newborns.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Kanamac

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



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