G Mycin 800mg Injection


Composition for G Mycin 800mg Injection

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Primarily used for

20 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of G Mycin Injection


Uses of G Mycin Injection

G Mycin 800mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of G Mycin Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Diarrhoea, Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance).


How to use G Mycin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How G Mycin Injection works

G Mycin 800mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on G Mycin Injection

Expert advice for G Mycin Injection

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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G Mycin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for G Mycin Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
G Mycin 800mg Injection 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.
G Mycin 800mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
G Mycin 800mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
G Mycin 800mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of G Mycin 800mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of G Mycin
800mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Idrofos 150mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Gentamicin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about G Mycin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Gentamicin

G mycin does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Yes, G mycin is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
G mycin is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes G mycin can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Yes, G mycin is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Yes, G mycin is a dialyzable drug
G mycin 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.

Substitutes for G Mycin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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