Genster 20mg/2ml Injection

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Sterkem Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for Genster 20mg/2ml Injection

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Primarily used for

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2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Genster Injection

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Uses of Genster Injection

Genster 20mg/2ml Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Genster Injection

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

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How to use Genster Injection

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

How Genster Injection works

Genster 20mg/2ml 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 Genster Injection

Expert advice for Genster 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Genster 20mg/2ml Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Genster 20mg/2ml 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Genster 20mg/2ml Injection 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.
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Driving
Genster 20mg/2ml Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Genster 20mg/2ml Injection should be used with caution in pa
tients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Genster 20mg/2ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Genster
20mg/2ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Genster 20mg/2ml Injection

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

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