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Amkay Injection is a prescribed medicinal solution comprising Amikacin as its active ingredient. Amikacin is used to address a diverse range of bacterial infections. This medication is specifically formulated to target and combat bacterial infections effectively.

Manufactured By

Bosch Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd

Product Form


Generic Category

Aminoglycoside Anti-bacterial



Pack Size 



Neonates, Children and Adults

Recommended Dosage

1 to 2 grams every 6 to 8 hours

  • Amkay Injection should not be taken by people who are allergic to Amikacin antibiotics. It should also not taken by pregnant women or breastfeeding women.
  • The dosage of Amkay Injection will vary depending on the infection being treated and the patient's age and weight. Please follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems, talk to your doctor before taking Amkay Injection.

Amkay Injection Uses

Amkay Injection is a brand name for cefotaxime sodium, a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, including:

  • Joint and Bone Infection: This medicine is used for infections such as  osteomyelitis and septic arthritis. 
  • Bacterial pneumonia: This includes infections of the lungs that are caused by bacteria.
  • Bacterial Keratitis: It is an infection of cornea caused by bacteria.  
  • Blepharoconjunctivitis: Used to treat infection of conjunctiva and eyelids. 

Amkay Injection can cause some side effects, like any other medication. Here are some of the possible side effects of Amkay Injection:

Common side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Redness at the injection site

Less common side effects

  • Allergic reactions
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems
  • Blood clotting problems
  • Seizures
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Decreased platelet count
  • Increased liver enzymes

If you experience any of these side effects, talk to your doctor.

Amkay Injection can interact with other medications, so it is important to tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter medications and herbal supplements.

Some of the medications that can interact with Amkay Injection include:

  • Adefovir
  • Aspirin moderate
  • Ethinyl moderate
  • Ceftriaxone moderate


    How long does it take for Amkay Injection to take effect?

    Amkay Injection generally starts showing effects within a few hours of administration. However, the complete efficacy of the medication may become evident over the course of several days.

    How long should I continue taking Amkay Injection?

    The duration of Amkay Injection usage will vary depending on the nature of the infection being treated. It's crucial to complete the entire prescribed course, even if symptoms improve. Stopping the medication prematurely could lead to the resurgence of the infection.

    Is Amkay Injection available without a prescription?

    No, Amkay Injection is a prescription-only medication and should be used strictly under a doctor's supervision.

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