Definition of Amikacin

1. Noun. Category:en:Drugs An aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections, having the chemical formula C22H43N5O13. ¹



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Medical Definition of Amikacin

1. O-3-amino-3-deoxy-alpha-d-glucopyranosyl-(1-6)-o-(6-amino-6-deoxy-alpha-d-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-n(1)-(4-amino-2-hydroxy-1-oxobutyl)-2-deoxy-d-streptamine. A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from kanamycin. It is reno- and ototoxic like the other aminoglycoside antibiotics. Pharmacological action: antibiotics, aminoglycoside. Chemical name: D-Streptamine, O-3-amino-3-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-6)-O-(6-amino-6-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4))-N1-(4-amino-2-hydroxy-1-oxobutyl)-2-deoxy-, (S)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amikacin

amidrazone
amidrazones
amids
amidship
amidships
amidst
amie
amies
amifampridine
amifostine
amiga
amigas
amigo
amigos
amigurumi
amikacin (current term)
amikacin sulfate
amikacins
amildar
amildars
amillennialism
amillennialist
amillennialists
amiloride
amiloride hydrochloride
amimia
amimias
amimic
amin
aminacrine

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