STARMIK-500 Injection

 The Star Annihilator of Gram-ve Bacteria

Each 2 ml contains: Amikacin Sulphate IP 500 mg + Methyl Paraben IP 0.18% + Propyl Paraben IP 0.025%



Amikacin Sulphate

  • An aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat different types of bacterial infections
  • Possesses a broad antimicrobial spectrum, but the greatest activity is against the Gram-negative bacteria (E. coli. Proteus. Klebsiella) etc.
  • Used to treat non tubercular mycobacterial infections and tuberculosis (if caused by sensitive strains) when first line drugs fail to control the infection.
  • Amikacin ODD (single daily doses) is as safe and effective as the MDD (multiple daily doses) regimen.

Methy Propyl Paraben Sodium

  • A methyl ester of p-hydroxybenzoic acid.
  • It is a stable, non-volatile compound used as an antimicrobial preservative in foods, drugs and cosmetics for over 50 years.
  • Is readily and completely absorbed through the skin and from the gastrointestinal tract.