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Uses of Injection Amikacin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yu
User :   Could you please let me know for which disease injection Amikacin is used
User :   r u there
Doctor :   It is an antibiotic
Doctor :   it can be given for any infection
User :   actually my younger brother, he is suffering from fever and doctor suggest him to take 5 injection of the same
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is the problem
User :   is it possible to take this injection for fever
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is an antibiotic
Doctor :   The doctor is suspecting some gram negative organisms
User :   Ok and few other tablet also doctor suggest like Augmentin625, cap.Bemifial
User :   Could you please suggest me is the doctor did right Diagnosis or i need to check again
Doctor :   See the amikacin suggestion can be given for various infections and it isa very good drug
Doctor :   I cannot comment on it unless i know the specific diagnosis made by the doctor
Doctor :   or something
User :   thanks , but what do you mean by infection , is it for Skin infection
Doctor :   infection is affecting by bacterail organisms
Doctor :   What is the infection your son got
User :   While playing cricket he got injured and a wound is developed knee and because of which he suffered from fever
User :   so we taken him to doctor and doctor suggest the above injection
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So it is a chance of certain bacteria to infect that wound and hence the doctor suggested that
Doctor :   What is the age
User :   15
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is fine then
Doctor :   There is no harm in taking for 5 days
Doctor :   injections
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Yep,
Doctor :   did you get it
User :   Thanks for your suggestion
Doctor :   lease fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Yep, i was worried will it create a problem
Doctor :   No within the therapeutic dose it wont
Doctor :   that too the course is for 5 days
Doctor :   so dont interrupt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Dont worry about it
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