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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Pharmocokinetics

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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 fromPubMed.
  • 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 J43(1), 112-116PubMed
  • Parra-Sanchez Aet 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 Res67(10), 1687-1695PubMed.
  • Magdesian K Get al(2004)Pharmacokinetics of a high dose of amikacin administered at extended intervals in neonatal foals.Am J Vet Res65(4), 473-479PubMed.
  • Brown M Pet al(1986)Pharmacokinetics of amikacin in pony foals after a single intramuscular injection.Am J Vet Res47, 453-454PubMed.
  • Orsini J Aet al(1985)Pharmacokinetics of amikacin in the horse following intravenous and intramuscular administration.J Vet Pharmacol Ther8, 194-201PubMed.

Other sources of information

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

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