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Composition for GENTC

Gentamicin Topical(NA)

food interaction for GENTC

alcohol interaction for GENTC

pregnancy interaction for GENTC

lactation interaction for GENTC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gentc cream at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gentc cream 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Gentc cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for GENTC

Gentamicin Topical(NA)

Uses

Gentc cream is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

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

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness

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Expert advice for GENTC

  • 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. 

Frequently asked questions for GENTC

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)