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AMIKACIN SULFATE

Common Tradename
AMIKIN
Class
aminoglycoside
Dosage, Adult (usual)
IV/IM 7.5mg/kg Q12H or 5mg/kg Q8H; MAX 1.5g/day
Dosage, Pediatric, (usual)
IM/IV 7.5mg/kg Q12H or 5mg/kg Q8H; MAX 1.5g/day
newborns IM/IV Loading dose 10mg/kg, then 7.5mg/kg Q12H
Dose Adjustments:
renal impairment
Administration
IV over 30 min, infants infuse over 1-2 hr
How Supplied
1 G/4 ML, 500 MG/2 ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION
Indications
susceptible bacterial infections
Contraindications
hypersensitivity to amikacin products
Adverse Effects
nephrotoxicity
ototoxicity
Drug Interactions
bumetanide
capreomycin
carboplatin
cephalosporins
cidofovir
colistin
cyclosporine
ethacrynic acid
furosemide
indomethacin
magnesium
methoxyflurane
nondepolarizing neuromuscular blockers
piretanide
succinylcholine
tacrolimus
typhoid vaccine
vancomycin
Pregnancy Category
D
Breast Feeding
safe

REFERENCE: MICROMEDEX(R) Healthcare Series Vol. 111 expires 3/2002

DESIGNED BY HASHIM TAYEB (Bsc PHARM)