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

Drug information on Kaycin (Kanamycin) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Le Sante)

Kaycin

  Injection
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Le Sante)
Generic : Kanamycin
 28.00
750mg/1vial
1Vial
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Medical Condition(s) for which Kaycin may be prescribed


Side effects of Kaycin

   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 Kaycin?

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

When is Kaycin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Kaycin

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 Kaycin

Extreme caution needed for newborns.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Kaycin

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



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