Amikacin

Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Pneumonia, Hospital-Acquired (in combination with a beta-lactam, beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor, or a third-/fourth-generation cephalosporin)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Non-tubercular mycobacterial (NTM) infections
  • Nocardia
  • Aerosolized amikacin has been used for the management of cystic fibrosis exacerbations

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Last updated: January 30, 2017