Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop

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Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
19.26
5 ml in 1 packet
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Substitutes for Eldegenta

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Eldegenta Eye Drop

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Uses of Eldegenta Eye Drop

Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Eldegenta Eye Drop

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Joint pain, Blisters on skin, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Loss of appetite, Itching, Urticaria, Fatigue, Fever.

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How to use Eldegenta Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Eldegenta Eye Drop works

Eldegenta 40mg eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Eldegenta Eye Drop

Expert advice for Eldegenta Eye Drop

It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion), as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle; or as an ear or eye drops. Do not drive immediately after using gentamicin eyedrops because gentamicin in the eye may cause temporary  blurring of vision. Gentamicin should be used with caution in premature babies because of their kidney immaturity, and in elderly people. Gentamicin may cause damage to the kidneys and/or nerves. Consult your doctor for monitoring  Kidney function and drug levels in the blood  during treatment. Consult your doctor, if you experience hearing loss, dizziness, numbness, skin tingling, muscle twitching, or seizures which may be signs of nerve damage. Do not start or continue the gentamicin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Eldegenta 40mg Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

Eldegenta does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Yes, Eldegenta is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Eldegenta is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes Eldegenta can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Yes, Eldegenta is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Yes, Eldegenta is a dialyzable drug
Eldegenta is mainly effective against pseudomonas, escherichia, enterobacter, klebsiella, staphylococcus, salmonella, serratia, and shigella species but rarely effective against streptococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa)
Q. Does it cover anaerobes?
It does not act against anaerobes.
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