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Amikin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is amikacin (Amikin)?
- What are the possible side effects of amikacin (Amikin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about amikacin (Amikin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using amikacin (Amikin)?
- How should I take amikacin (Amikin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Amikin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Amikin)?
- What should I avoid while taking amikacin (Amikin)?
- What other drugs will affect amikacin (Amikin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Amikin)?
Contact your doctor if a dose is missed.
What happens if I overdose (Amikin)?
Contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected. An overdose of the medication may result in damage to the kidneys or hearing loss, dizziness, numbness, skin tingling, muscle twitching, or seizures (which may be signs of nerve damage).
What should I avoid while taking amikacin (Amikin)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking amikacin unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect amikacin (Amikin)?
Other drugs, especially those that affect the kidneys, can interact with amikacin resulting in dangerous side effects and/or decreased effectiveness. Do not take any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, without first talking to your doctor during treatment with amikacin.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about amikacin written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Amikin Information
- Amikin Drug Interactions Center: amikacin inj
- Amikin Side Effects Center
- Amikin Overview including Precautions
- Amikin FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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