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Gem 1mg Tablet

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Sigmund Promedica

Composition for Gem 1mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gem 1mg Tablet

MRP
40
₹4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gem Tablet

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Uses of Gem Tablet

Gem 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Gem Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Gem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gem 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gem Tablet works

Gem 1mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Gem Tablet

Expert advice for Gem Tablet

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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Gem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gem Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gem 1mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Gem 1mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Gem 1mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gem 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gem 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gem 1mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gem 1mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gentamicin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gem with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Gem with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin
Gem with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Gem with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Gem with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Gem with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine, Pencom
Gem with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Bonapam, Cedroin
Gem with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope
Gem with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin, Dixin
Gem with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam
Gem with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Gem with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Gem with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Osedrate, Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical, Risofos
Gem with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Gem with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
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