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Pharmacokinetics

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Indication and Dosage




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BACTERAEMIA, SEPTICAEMIA, SERIOUS INFECTIONS OF RESPIRATORY TRACT, KIDNEY,
GENITO URINARY TRACT, SKIN, SOFT TISSUE, BONE AND JOINTS, INTRA ABDOMINAL
INFECTIONS, SURGICAL PROPHYLAXISS ETC: General dosage: 100mg 8 hrly or
150mg 12 hrly. May also be calculated at 4-6mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses
at 8 hr intervals or 2 doses 12 hrly. Duration: 7-14 days. Children
premature & full term 1st week: 6mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses.
Neonates over 1 wk-1yr: 7.5-9mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses. Children over
1yr: 6-7.5 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses.

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Action

Bactericidal by inhibiting protein synthesis. Highly
active against most Gram-negative and some Gram-postive organisms,
including some which are resistant to other aminoglycosides. It is not
active against Streptococcal spp, anaerobes such as Bacteroides and
Clostridium spp. Netilmicin is active against 85% of strains of
pseudomonas aeruginosa, methicillin-resistant strains of Staph. aureus and
Proteus.

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Interactions

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Precautions

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Brands available in market :









Name



NETROMYCIN


Fulford


INJ


10mg


1ml


22.40


INJ


25mg


1ml


40.00


INJ


50mg


1ml


72.10


INJ


200mg


2ml


241.40


INJ


300mg


3ml


342.60

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Drug Information
  

       

Indication and Dosage

IM
BACTERAEMIA, SEPTICAEMIA, SERIOUS INFECTIONS OF RESPIRATORY TRACT, KIDNEY, GENITO URINARY TRACT, SKIN, SOFT TISSUE, BONE AND JOINTS, INTRA ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS, SURGICAL PROPHYLAXISS ETC: General dosage: 100mg 8 hrly or 150mg 12 hrly. May also be calculated at 4-6mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses at 8 hr intervals or 2 doses 12 hrly. Duration: 7-14 days. Children premature & full term 1st week: 6mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses. Neonates over 1 wk-1yr: 7.5-9mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses. Children over 1yr: 6-7.5 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses.

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Action

Bactericidal by inhibiting protein synthesis. Highly active against most Gram-negative and some Gram-postive organisms, including some which are resistant to other aminoglycosides. It is not active against Streptococcal spp, anaerobes such as Bacteroides and Clostridium spp. Netilmicin is active against 85% of strains of pseudomonas aeruginosa, methicillin-resistant strains of Staph. aureus and Proteus.

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Brands available in market :

Name

NETROMYCIN

Fulford

INJ

10mg

1ml

22.40

INJ

25mg

1ml

40.00

INJ

50mg

1ml

72.10

INJ

200mg

2ml

241.40

INJ

300mg

3ml

342.60

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