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Is kanamycin safe for children?

Kanamycin, an antibiotic to treat serious bacterial infections, is approved for use in children as well as adults. You should first talk with your child’s doctor about the risks and benefits of kanamycin. This antibiotic, which is given as an injection (a shot), treats serious bacterial infections.

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