Medicine Overview of Gentasporin Injection
Uses of Gentasporin Injection
Gentasporin 10mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Gentasporin Injection
Vomiting, Nausea, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Joint pain, Blisters on skin, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Loss of appetite, Itching, Urticaria, Fatigue, Fever.
How to use Gentasporin Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Gentasporin Injection works
Gentasporin 10mg 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 Gentasporin Injection
Expert advice for Gentasporin 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.
Special precautions for Gentasporin 10mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gentasporin 10mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Gentasporin 10mg Injection is safe to use during lactation.+more
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....
Gentasporin 10mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Gentasporin 10mg Injection should be used with caution in pa+more
tients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gentasporin 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Gentasp+more
orin 10mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet, Torpres 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Gentasporin 10mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin
Gentasporin does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Yes, Gentasporin is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Gentasporin is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes Gentasporin can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Yes, Gentasporin is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Yes, Gentasporin is a dialyzable drug
Gentasporin 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.