Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial

Description
  • Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is prescribed to treat various bacterial infections 
  • Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial contains Amikacin (an aminoglycoside)
  • Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is prescribed to adults and childrens aswell
  • Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is to be ingested under doctor’s advisement 
  • Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is to be used only when necessary 

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Type

Injection

Feature

100mg

Unit

vial

Formula

Amikacin

Composition

Amikacin 100 mg

Brand

Standpharm Pakistan Pvt Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

{{Product}} belongs to the group of aminoglycoside antibiotics which are mostly prescribed for the treatment of serious bacterial infections. Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial’s main function is to stop the bacteria from further growing. Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial comes in the form of an injection, used as per instructed by a doctor. Often, before the prescription of medicine, a few laboratory tests such as kidney tests or drug levels in the blood are done to ensure patients’ wellbeing. Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial can also be used to treat bacterial infection in parts of the body such as bones, joints, blood, lung, or skin.

The course of medicine might be advised for 1-2 weeks, and the results are expected to be observed within 7 days of the injection of medicine. Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial might be injected in the vein or muscle and is not recommended for any infections caused by viruses. Patients who experience kidney problems are not advised to take this medicine. Obese patients are also recommended a lower dosage of medicine. Patients must regularly stay hydrated during medicine. 

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial can also cause mild to severe side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach. Another rare side effect could also be the area of injection might become red or irritated. The patient is required to inform the doctor. Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial might cause serious side effects such as seizures, numbness, stomach cramping, blood in the stool, or a few more. If any of these conditions are experienced the patient is required to inform a doctor right away. 

Indications 

{{Product}} can be used to treat:

  • Intra-abdominal Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Bacteremia
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Skin and soft tissue infections

How To Use {{Product}}?

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is to be injected into the veins or muscles of the patient commonly by a doctor/nurse or by another person who’s guided and instructed. 

How The {{Product}} Work?

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is an antibiotic that functions by stopping and killing bacteria from growing and increasing in amount further inside the human body. This further helps the immune system to fight back against the bacteria.

Dosage 

Children Dosage 

The prescribed dosage for adults, children, and older infants who have normally functioning renal is 15 mg/kg/day divided into 2 or 3 equal doses injected at intervals with equally divided time e.g., 7.5 mg/kg q12h or 5 mg/kg. For the treatment of patients obese or heavyweight dosage should not exceed 1.5g/day.

Adult Dosage 

The prescribed dosage for adults, children, and older infants who have normally functioning renal is 15 mg/kg/day divided into 2 or 3 equal doses injected at intervals with equally divided time e.g., 7.5 mg/kg q12h or 5 mg/kg. For the treatment of patients obese or heavyweight dosage should not exceed 1.5g/day.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation 

The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women as it can cause some physical defects in newborn babies. However, in some conditions, this medicine might be prescribed under the strict watch of a medical expert where the benefits outweigh the risks. 

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial can be excreted into the breastmilk and can be carried down into the infants in a small amount. However, it might be safe to be administered in some nursing women and might not be safe in a few, depending on health conditions. Medicine should only be administered by nursing women when considered safe by medical experts. 

Contraindications 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial:

  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Kidney problem 
  • Cystic fibrosis 
  • Allergic to sulfites or antibiotics 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have any of the following before using Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial:

  • Allergic to antibiotics such as gentamicin, tobramycin
  • Allergic to sulfites 
  • History of cystic fibrosis 
  • Kidney problem
  • Low blood mineral
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson’s disease 
  • Pregnant 

Interactions With Other Medicines

  • Misc antibiotics/neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Selected nephrotoxic agents/foscarnet
  • Selected nephrotoxic agents/inotersen
  • Selected antimycotic/live BCG
  • Aminoglycosides/anesthetics
  • Furosemide 
  • Ethacrynic acid 

Adverse Effects 

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial might cause side effects including

Common Side Effects 

  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting 
  • Diarrhea 
  • Weakness
  • Auditory damage 
  • Impaired neuromuscular transmission 
  • Irreversible ototoxicity 
  • Nephrotoxicity 
  • Irritation in the injected area

Rare Side Effects 

  • Electrolyte disturbances 
  • Hypocalcaemia 
  • Hypokalaemia 
  • Peripheral neuropathy 
  • Stomatitis 
  • Blood disorders 
  • Convulsions 
  • Seizures 
  • Blood in stool
  • Cramping 

How To Cope with Some Adverse Effects

Nausea or vomiting or diarrhea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

Weakness -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Muscular Aches and Pains – A hot or cold compress can be placed at the area of discomfort to bring relief; an over-the-counter pain reliever such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be ingested to bring ease as well. Avoid high-intensity exercise while suffering from muscular pain

Skin Rash can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

FAQs

Q1.CAN Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

Q2.HOW TO STORE Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial?

Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

Q3. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial? 

An extra dose or two of Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is not known to cause any harm but excess ingestion of Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor as it may lead to serious side effects such as fainting, breathlessness, and irregular heartbeats.

Q4. WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per the schedule.

Q5. WILL Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

Q6. How Long Does the Effect of Medicine Last?

The effect of Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial usually lasts 8-12 hours after administration. 

Q7. DOES Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial CAUSE ADDICTION?

No. This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

Q8. CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial?

Intake of alcohol is not advised while undergoing treatment with Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial as alcohol tends to negatively impact the patient’s blood glucose levels.

Q9. Can I Take Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial During My Pregnancy?

No, Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial is deemed unsafe to be administered during pregnancy and should not be taken.

Q10. WILL Zomacin 100mg Injection 1 vial AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.