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Revised: May 2012

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Amikacin


  • ingredient: Amikacin
  • treatment:
  • use           : Antibiotic Pseudomonas, Acinetobacter
  • dosage      : 5 mg/kg fish
  • duration   :  Daily for three injections, then EOD for two more
  • comment :  Reportedly toxic to the kidney, not so much as Gentamycin
  • formula    :  2S)-4-amino-N-[(2S,3S,4R,5S)-5-amino-2- [(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R) -4-amino-3,5-dihydroxy- 6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-4-[(2R,3R, 4S,5R,6R)-6-(aminomethyl)-3,4,5-trihydroxy- oxan-2-yl]oxy-3-hydroxy-cyclohexyl]-2-hydroxy- butanamide, aminoglycoside antibio
  • reference : EJ

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