くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 11/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
AMIKACIN Sulfate Injection 100mg "Nichiiko"
 Active ingredient:
Amikacin sulfate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an aminoglycoside antibiotic agent. It inhibits the synthesis of bacterial protein to show bactericidal effect.
It is usually used to treat sepsis, secondary infection such as injury/burn and surgical wound, pneumonia, lung abscess, secondary infection of chronic respiratory disease, cystitis, pyelonephritis and peritonitis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you or your family members have aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss or hearing loss of other causes.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, inject by intramuscular injection once to twice a day or intravenous infusion 2 times a day.
  • The treatment duration is determined according to symptoms of the patients.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, tinnitus, hearing loss, liver dysfunction (fever, rash, malaise and itch) and pain/induration in the injection site (in case of intramuscular injection). If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • discomfort, oral discomfort, wheezing [shock]
  • tinnitus/congested feeling in ears/earache/dizziness/decreased hearing [eighth cranial nerve neuropathy]
  • decreased urine output, edema of limbs and face, general malaise [acute renal failure]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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