Amikacin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Amikacin (amikacin systemic) is a member of the drug class aminoglycosides and is used to treat Bacteremia, Bone infection, Cystic Fibrosis, Febrile Neutropenia, Intraabdominal Infection, Joint Infection, Meningitis, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Peritonitis, Pneumonia, Skin Infection, Tuberculosis - Active and Urinary Tract Infection.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D06AX12,J01GB06,S01AA21

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0037517-28-5

Chemical Formula

C22-H43-N5-O13

Molecular Weight

585

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Aminoglycoside

Chemical Names

O-3-Amino-3-deoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)-O-[6-amino-6-deoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->6)]-N³-(4-amino-L-hydroxybutyryl)-2-deoxy-L-streptamine (WHO)

O-3-Amino-3-desoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)-O-[6-amino-6-desoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->6)]-N³-(4-amino-L-2-hydroxybutyryl)-2-desoxy-L-streptamin (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Amikacin (OS: BAN)
  • Amikacina (OS: DCIT)
  • Amikacine (OS: DCF)
  • UNII-84319SGC3C (IS)
  • Amikacin (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Amikacine (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amikacinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Amikacin Sulfate (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • Amikacin bis (IS: hydrogensulfat)
  • BB-K8 (IS)
  • UNII-N6M33094FD (IS)
  • Amikacin Sulfate (PH: JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Amikacin sulfate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amikacin Sulphate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Amikacine (sulfate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amikacini sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Amikacinsulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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