Alfakim 500mg Amikacin Injection Description:
Alfakim 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Alfakim 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Alfakim dialyzable?
Yes, Alfakim is a dialyzable drug
Is its injection painful?
Its injection is painful. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
What organisms does Alfakim cover?
Alfakim is mainly effective against aerobic gram-negative bacteria such as pseudomonas as well as some gram-positive bacteria such as staphylococcus including methicillin-resistant strains but it is not the drug of choice for infections due to staphylococcus bacteria.
Is amikacin sulfa
Amikacin does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a semisynthetic aminoglycoside
Is Alfakim ototoxic?
Yes, Alfakim is ototoxic
Does Alfakim need to be refrigerated?
Alfakim should be stored at or below 25°C. It should not be frozen