Amikacin

It is on the World Health Organization`s List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system. ==Medical uses== Amikacin is most often used for treating severe, hospital-acquired infections with multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter, and Enterobacte....
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amikacin

<chemical> O-3-amino-3-deoxy-alpha-d-glucopyranosyl-(1-6)-o-(6-amino-6-deoxy-alpha-d-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-n(1)-(4-amino-2-hydroxy-1-oxobutyl)-2-deoxy-d-streptamine. A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from kanamycin. It is reno- and ototoxic like the other aminoglycoside antibiotics. ... Pharmacological action: antibiotics, aminoglycoside. .....
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amikacin

(am″ĭ-ka┬┤sin) a semisynthetic aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from kanamycin, used as the sulfate salt in the treatment of a wide range of infections due to susceptible gram-negative organisms.
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amikacin

(from the article `nocardiosis`) ...drugs, especially when begun before the disease has spread, has reduced mortality from nocardiosis greatly. If the organism has reached the brain, ...
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amikacin

An antibiotic drug used to treat infection. It belongs to the family of drugs called aminoglycoside antibiotics.
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