Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Amikacin

Synonym(s): Amikacin sulfate

Contributor(s): Sally Anne Argyle, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Amikacin.

Class of drug

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Synergistic with beta-lactam antibacterials.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Pinto N, Schumacher J, Taintor J, Degraves F, Duran S & Boothe D (2011) Pharmacokinetics of amikacin in plasma and selected body fluids of healthy horses after a single intravenous dose. Equine Vet J 43 (1), 112-116 PubMed
  • Parra-Sanchez A et al (2006) Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of enrofloxacin and a low dose of amikacin administered via regional intravenous limb perfusion in standing horses. Am J Vet Res 67 (10), 1687-1695 PubMed.
  • Magdesian K G et al (2004) Pharmacokinetics of a high dose of amikacin administered at extended intervals in neonatal foals. Am J Vet Res 65 (4), 473-479 PubMed.
  • Brown M P et al (1986) Pharmacokinetics of amikacin in pony foals after a single intramuscular injection. Am J Vet Res 47, 453-454 PubMed.
  • Orsini J A et al (1985) Pharmacokinetics of amikacin in the horse following intravenous and intramuscular administration. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 8, 194-201 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Bertone J & Horspool L (2004) Eds. Equine Clinical Pharmacology. Saunders. ISBN: 0702024848.
  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (2004) 6th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society. ISBN: 0853695792.

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