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  a therapeutic agent for dog enteritis (by IM or subcutaneous injection)
samu AMIKACIN injection
Category Antibiotics/ Antibacterials
Product type Injectable solution
Target animal(s) Swine, Bovine, Companion animal, Others
Packing 20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml vial

Composition
 
Each mL contains
Amikacin Sulfate ………………………………………… 20mg (as base)


Feature and Benefits
 
Amikacin sulfate, a active ingredient of samu AMIKACIN injection, is a semi-synthetic aminoglycosides antibiotics derived from Kanamycin. Amikacin, like other aminoglycoside antibiotics, is a bactericidal agent that exerts its action at the level of bacterial ribosome. Amikacin has been shown to be effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and many aminoglycoside-resistant strains due to its ability to resist degradation by aminoglycoside inactivating enzymes known to affect Gentamicin, Tobramycin and Kanamycin. Amikacin is a broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic agent well absorbed following intravenous, subcutaneous or intramuscular injection and rapidly transmitted to skin and soft tissue, so it maintains a high therapeutic blood level. Amikacin has few side effects such as nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity.



Indications
 
For the treatment of dog's disease such as dog enteritis, peritonitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, pharyngo-laryngitis, septicemia, endometritis, arthritis, etc. caused by E.coli, Enterobacter spp., Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus spp. or Staphylococcus aureus




Dosage and Use
 
Inject intramuscularly or subcutaneously once or twice a day at the rate of 0.15~0.3mL per kg of body weight for 3~5 consecutive days.




Precaution(s) and others
 
1. Treat in accordance with the direction of veterinarian.
2. Discontinue use in cattle and swine 14 days before slaughter.