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GENBIOTIC (OPTHO) 0.3% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 8.26 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

Gentamicin Topical(0.3%)

food interaction for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

alcohol interaction for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

pregnancy interaction for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

lactation interaction for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Genbiotic (optho) 0.3% eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Genbiotic (optho) 0.3% eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

Gentamicin Topical(0.3%)

Uses

Genbiotic (optho) 0.3% eye drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Genbiotic (optho) 0.3% eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness

SUBSTITUTES for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

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  • GENTACIP 0.3% EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 1.12/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 11.25
    save 32% more per ML of eye drop
  • GRACIN 0.3% EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 0.90/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 9
    save 46% more per ML of eye drop
  • GENTACIP 0.3% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 1.30/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 6.50
    save 21% more per ML of eye drop
  • MAHAGENTA 0.3% EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 0.75/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 7.50
    save 55% more per ML of eye drop
  • GENTA SWIFT 0.3% EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.65/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 16.50
    same price

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Expert advice for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

  • Inform your doctor if you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
  • Discontinue use and consult your doctor if you develop irritation, sensitization or a superinfection
  • Avoid getting this medication into your eyes, nose and mouth. If this happens wash your face thoroughly with water.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to gentamicin or any of its ingredients. 

Frequently asked questions for GENBIOTIC (OPTHO)

Gentamicin Topical

Q.Is gentamicin topical a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin topical does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside

Q.Does gentamicin topical cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes gentamicin topical can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)