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Amikacin

Description

Amikacin is an antibiotic used for a number of bacterial infections. Amikacin works by blocking the function of the bacteria’s 30S ribosomal subunit, making it unable to produce proteins.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
D06AX12
Amikacin
D Dermatologicals → D06 Antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for dermatological use → D06A Antibiotics for topical use → D06AX Other antibiotics for topical use
J01GB06
Amikacin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01G Aminoglycoside antibacterials → J01GB Other aminoglycosides
S01AA21
Amikacin
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AA Antibiotics

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
ARIKAYCE Inhalation suspension
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US
AMIKIN INJECTION Solution for injection
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK