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Are there any risks in receiving amikacin?

Amikacin has been known to cause kidney damage, nerve damage and hearing loss. If you are taking any medications that affect these conditions, receiving an injection of amikacin may result in dangerous side effects or affect the effectiveness of your pre-existing medication. Amikacin can also be dangerous for pregnant women, as it has been known to cause birth defects.

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