Amikapen 500 MG Injection

Manufactured by Morepen Laboratories Ltd.
Composition: Amikacin
Prescription Required: Yes


Amikapen 500 MG Injection is used treat variety of bacterial infections of lungs, skin, abdomen and blood caused by E.coli, Streptococci, and Enterococci. This medicine is known to cause serious kidney problems and hearing problems, especially in the elderly population. Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to it.


Commonly asked questions for Amikapen 500 MG Injection

Onset of action

The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 45 to 120 minutes after Intramuscular administration.

Duration of effect

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

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

Usage while breast-feeding?

Sufficient information is not available on whether this medicine is excreted in breast milk. Use only if clearly needed under doctor's supervision. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea, diaper rash is necessary.


List of substitutes for Amikapen 500 MG Injection

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Amikapen 500 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Alinfec 500 MG InjectionAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Mikacin 500 MG InjectionAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Mikastar 500 MG InjectionMankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Orkacin 500 MG InjectionOrchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


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