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Gentamide 0.3 % Drop

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Overview

Uses of Gentamide Drop

Gentamide 0.3 % Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Gentamide Drop side effects

Common
  • Ototoxicity
  • Kidney damage

How to use Gentamide Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Gentamide 0.3 % Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gentamide Drop works

Gentamide 0.3 % Drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Gentamide Drop related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gentamide 0.3 % 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
Gentamide 0.3 % 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
Gentamide 0.3 % Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gentamide 0.3 % Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gentamide 0.3 % Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gentamide 0.3 % Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gentamide Drop?

If you miss a dose of Gentamide 0.3 % Drop, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Gentamide 0.3 % Drop to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Gentamide 0.3 % Drop may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Gentamide 0.3 % Drop and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gentamide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zidohope
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Albapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Heptavir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vistovanc
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gentamide

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
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FAQs

Q. How long does Gentamide takes to work?

Usually, Gentamide starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Gentamide?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Gentamide or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Gentamide if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gentamide and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
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