Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

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Composition for Gentamycin Sulphate NA Ointment

Primarily used for

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6.25
₹0.42/Ointment
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

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Uses of Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness.

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How to use Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment works

Gentamycin sulphate ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

Expert advice for Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment

  • Inform your doctor if you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
  • Discontinue use and consult your doctor if you develop irritation, sensitization or a superinfection
  • Avoid getting this medication into your eyes, nose and mouth. If this happens wash your face thoroughly with water.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to gentamicin or any of its ingredients. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment 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.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
Gentamycin Sulphate Ointment may cause blurring of your visi
on for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Gentamy
cin Sulphate Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gentamycin Sulphate NA Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin Topical

Q. Is gentamicin topical a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin topical does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Q. Does gentamicin topical cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes gentamicin topical can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes.

Substitutes for Gentamycin Sulphate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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