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Gentabiotic Injection

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Composition for Gentabiotic Injection

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Primary uses of Gentabiotic Injection

MRP
20.25
20 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Gentabiotic Injection

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Uses of Gentabiotic Injection

Gentabiotic Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Gentabiotic Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Gentabiotic Injection

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

How Gentabiotic Injection works

Gentabiotic 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 Gentabiotic Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Gentabiotic Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gentabiotic Injection

Frequently asked questions about Gentamicin

Gentabiotic does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Yes, Gentabiotic is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Gentabiotic is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes Gentabiotic can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Yes, Gentabiotic is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Yes, Gentabiotic is a dialyzable drug
Gentabiotic 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 Gentabiotic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gentabiotic with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Gentabiotic with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
Gentabiotic with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Gentabiotic with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir
Gentabiotic with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Gentabiotic with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir, Epivir, Lamivir, Lamimat, Hepitec, Lamihope, Retrolam
Gentabiotic with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin, Dixin
Gentabiotic with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Gentabiotic with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical, Risofos
Gentabiotic with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Bonapam, Cedroin
Gentabiotic with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Gentabiotic with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Gentabiotic with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope
Gentabiotic with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Gentabiotic with Benzathine penicillin G
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine, Pencom
Gentabiotic with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Gentabiotic with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin
Gentabiotic with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Gentabiotic with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Gentabiotic with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
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