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How should I take amikacin?

You should receive amikacin exactly as directed by your doctor. Typically, this will be every eight hours. Since it is administered by injection, you will usually receive it in the hospital, not at home. Amikacin is given most often through an intravenous (IV) infusion, and sometimes it is administered intramuscularly (IM).

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