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Amitrust 100 MG Injection

Manufacturer :  Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Amikacin
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Amitrust 100 MG Injection

Amitrust 100 MG Injection treats various types of bacterial infections of lungs, skin, abdomen and blood caused by E.coli, Streptococci and Enterococci. Use of this medication can lead to complications related to kidney and hearing problems in elderly patients. Avoid this medication if you have a known allergy to it.

    What are the uses of Amitrust 100 MG Injection

    • Intra-Abdominal Infections

      Amitrust 100 MG Injection is used in the treatment of Intra-abdominal infections like Peritonitis, Appendicitis, Intra-abdominal Abscess caused due to bacterial infection by E.coli, Streptococci and Enterococci.

    • Pneumonia

      Amitrust 100 MG Injection is used in the treatment of Pneumonia, a common type of lung disease caused due to bacterial infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

    • Bacteremia

      Amitrust 100 MG Injection is used to treat Bacteremia, a blood infection caused by bacteria Staphylococci and Streptococcus pyogenes.

    • Allergy

      Amitrust 100 MG Injection or any other Aminoglycosides.

    • Impaired Kidney Function

      Avoid if you have a pre-existing kidney disease as it increases the risk of kidney injury.

    What are the side effects of Amitrust 100 MG Injection ?

    Key highlights of Amitrust 100 MG Injection

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      This medication is excreted in urine and its effect lasts for a duration of 8 to 12 hours.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The maximum effect of this medication is usually observed in 45 to 120 minutes after it is being injected into the muscles.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medication is not recommended for pregnant women. Doctor consultation is necessary.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported for this medication.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      This medication is not recommended to the women who are breastfeeding. In a case, if it is crucial to use the medication, then breastfeeding should not be continued. Before using this medication, make sure that consultation from your doctor is taken, which will advise you all the risks and potential benefits of this medication. The undesired effects such as diarrhea, diaper rash should be monitored in the infant.

    What are the substitutes for Amitrust 100 MG Injection ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Amitrust 100 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose and follow the regular schedule.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    How does this medication work?

    Amitrust 100 MG Injection belongs to the group of Aminoglycosides. It works by irreversibly binding to 30S ribosomal subunits of the susceptible bacteria and intervenes with the production of essential components required for the growth of bacteria.

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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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