Amikacin

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Definition
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Half-life
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1,8–3 h

Spectrum of action
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Branhamella catarrhalis, Nocardia spp., Mycobacterium avium, fortuitum and tuberculosis.

Indication
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Septic infections in the urogenital area, severe infections of the lower respiratory tract, peritonitis, sepsis, bone, joint and soft tissue infections, burns, infections with atypical mycobacteria, especially in immunocompromised patients.

Dosage and method of use
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10-15 mg/kg bw/day i.v. distributed over 2-3 single doses (increase of the daily dose up to 22 mg/kg bw/day for vital indications).

Notice! A GD of 15 g amikacin including previously applied aminoglycosides should not be exceeded!

Preparations
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Amikacin, Biklin

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020