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Gentalab Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Gentalab Eye Drop

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Medicine Overview of Gentalab Eye Drop

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Uses of Gentalab Eye Drop

Gentalab Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Gentalab Eye Drop side effects

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

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How to use Gentalab Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Gentalab Eye Drop works

Gentalab Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Gentalab Eye Drop

Expert advice for Gentalab Eye Drop

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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Gentalab Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Gentalab Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gentalab Eye Drop 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
Gentalab Eye Drop 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
Gentalab Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gentalab Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gentalab Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gentalab Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gentalab Eye Drop?uses

If you miss a dose of Gentalab Eye Drop, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gentalab Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Gentamicin

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