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Kancin (Kanamycin) Drug Price and Information

Kanamycin (Kancin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic, prescribed for serious bacterial infections. It fights bacteria in the body.

Kancin

  Injection
Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd
Generic : Kanamycin
 17.10
500mg/1vial
1Vial
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Drug information on Kancin (Kanamycin) from Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd

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Drug Name : Kanamycin

Kanamycin(Kantrex) generic Kanamycin 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 Kancin may be prescribed


Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

Side effects of Kancin

Severe Effects : Ear damage, kidney damage and paralysis.

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

How to use Kancin?

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

When Should Kancin not be taken? (Contraindications)

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

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Warnings and Precautions for Kancin

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 Kancin

Extreme caution needed for newborns.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Kancin

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



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