Amikacin and other Aminoglycosides

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AntibacterialDescription
AmikacinAmikacin is an injection antibacterial used to treat serious infections. It is also available as local preparations for the eyes and ears. It is included in regimens used to treat multidrug resistant tuberculosis and lung infection caused by Mycobacterium avium complex.
GentamicinGentamicin is an injection antibacterial used to treat serious infections. It is also available as local preparations to treat infections related to the skin, eyes and ears.
KanamycinKanamycin is an injection antibacterial used to treat serious infections. It is also effective against Mycobacterium avium complex.
NeomycinNeomycin is a topical antibacterial that is used to treat skin infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
NetilmicinNetilmicin is an injection antibacterial used to treat serious infections. It is available in India but is no longer available in US.
StreptomycinStreptomycin is an injection antibacterial used to treat tuberculosis and other infections including endocarditis, plague and tularemia.
TobramycinTobramycin is an injection antibacterial used to treat serious infections. It is also available as drops to apply locally on the eyes and ears, and an inhaled form to treat Pseudomonas lung infection in cystic fibrosis patients.

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