Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your child's doctor knows if your child is using any other antibiotic medicines such as streptomycin, polymyxin B, polymyxin E (colistin), neomycin, kanamycin (Kantrex®), amikacin (Amikin®), tobramycin, or gentamicin (Garamycin®).
Tell the doctor if you are giving your child any pain or fever medicines such as acetaminophen (Infant's or Children's Tylenol®) or ibuprofen (Children's Motrin®).
Make sure your child's doctor knows if your child has a history of kidney disease.
This medicine should be given only in a hospital or health care facility. Your child must be watched closely while using this medicine.
The health caregiver will closely monitor how much fluid your child drinks and how much they urinate. If your child becomes dehydrated and cannot swallow liquids, he or she might be given fluids through a tube in a vein (IV).
Tell your child's doctor right away if you think your child's symptoms are getting worse. Also tell the doctor if you think your child is having new symptoms.