amikacin


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amikacin

 [am″ĭ-ka´sin]
a semisynthetic aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from kanamycin, used as the sulfate salt in the treatment of a wide range of infections due to susceptible gram-negative organisms.

amikacin

Therapeutics The broadest of the broad-spectrum aminoglycosides, which is resistant to aminoglycoside-inactivating enzymes Indications Nosocomial gram-negative bacterial infections–eg, with Enterobacter spp, Klebsiella spp, Proteus spp, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Serratia spp, E coli, possibly MAC Adverse effects Ototoxicity, nephrotox-icity

amikacin

An antibiotic drug, one of the AMINOGLYCOSIDES. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Amikin.
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