Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Kanamycin

Contributor(s): Sally Anne Argyle

Introduction

Name

  • Kanamycin sulfate.

Class of drug

Uses

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Indications

  • Kanamycin sensitive infections:
    • Gram negative organisms, some Gram-positive organisms but not streptococci   Streptococcus spp  .
    • Notanaerobic organisms.
    • Bacterial eye infections.

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 fromPubMedpublished during the last 12 months.

Other sources of information

  • Bertone J & Horspool L (2004) Eds Equine 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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