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Amikacin

Also known as Amikin

Amikacin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat different types of bacterial infections. Amikacin works by binding to the bacterial 30S ribosomal subunit, causing misreading of mRNA and leaving the bacterium unable to synthesize proteins vital to its growth.

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Estimated Total Cost: $56.46 for an average of 7 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed amikacin to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

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