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Gentalab Eye Drop

Primary uses of Gentalab Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
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Medicine Overview of Gentalab Eye Drop

Uses of Gentalab Eye Drop

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

Gentalab Eye Drop side effects


Side Effects of Gentalab are Conjunctivitis, Eye irritation, Burning sensation in eye, Conjunctival hyperemia .

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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Gentalab Eye Drop works

Gentalab Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your eye infection.

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
No interaction found/established
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.
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.
Gentalab Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gentalab with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gentalab with Minodronic acid
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Gentalab with Digoxin
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin
Gentalab with Abacavir
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Gentalab with Tenofovir
Gentalab with Didanosine
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Gentalab with Indomethacin
Gentalab with Etidronate
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Gentalab with Telbivudine
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Gentalab with Alendronic Acid
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Gentalab with Ibandronic Acid
Medicines with composition Ibandronic Acid: Bondria, Bonrise, Flurish, Bonimet, Iban Plus, Bonviva, Gemidro, Monthiba, Aldrosis, Bonvid, Bonronic
Gentalab with Procaine Penicillin G
Medicines with composition Procaine Penicillin G: Albapam
Gentalab with Zidovudine
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zivudin, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
Gentalab with Stavudine
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Gentalab with Penicillin
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Gentalab with Pamidronate
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Gentalab with Risedronate
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Risofos, Osedrate, Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical
Gentalab with Entecavir
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Gentalab with Adefovir
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Gentalab with Lamivudine
Gentalab with Furosemide
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen, Benzathine, Pencom

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