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Netilmicin

Introduction

Class of drug

  • Aminoglycoside antibiotic.

Uses

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Indications

  • Reserved for gentamicin Gentamicin -resistant organisms.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Beta-lactam antibiotics
  • Aminoglycosides may be inactiviated by penicillins, cephalosporins when mixedin vitro.
Heparin
  • Should not be mixed in same syringe Heparin.
Non-depolarizing muscle relaxants
  • Effects of non-depolarizing muscle relaxants may be enhanced by aminoglycosides.
Other antibiotics
  • Synergism may occur with penicillins or cephalosporins.
Other nephrotoxic, ototoxic or neurotoxic agents

Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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