Disease Information for Amikacin (Amikin) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Renal Failure
Anaerobic bacterial infection
Azotemia/Acute
Drug induced Balance/Ataxia poblems
Drug induced Nephritis/Nephropathy
Drug induced Renal failure,
Drug induced Toxic Labyrinthitis
Labyrinthitis
Nephritis, secondary
Toxic Labyrinthitis
Toxic nephritis/Chronic persistent
Toxic Nephritis/Nephropathy
Drug induced Deafness
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Aminoglycoside antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antituberculosis medication (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
admin, AMIKA, Amikacin, Amikacin chemical, Amikacin (product), Amikacin (substance), AMIKACIN PREPARATION, D Streptamine O 3 amino 3 deoxy alpha D glucopyranosyl (1 6) O (6 amino 6 deoxy alpha D glucopyranosyl (1 4)) N1 (4 amino 2 hydroxy 1 oxobutyl) 2 deoxy (S), Brand name/Amikin (Amikacin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose guided by blood levels
DRUG/Dose Q8 Hrs Medication
DRUG/Dose Unit dose Vial preparation
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
Definition

Antituberculosis antibiotic drug;second line therapy often in combination; Aminoglycoside antibiotic drug; parenteral drug; this class of medication is not absorbed orally; it can cause some renal damage and deafness

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