GENTO INJECTION

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Composition for GENTO NA injection

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
7.96
₹3.98/injection
2 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for GENTO

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of GENTO injection

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Uses of GENTO injection

GENTO INJECTION is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of GENTO injection

Common

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.

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How to use GENTO injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How GENTO injection works

Gento 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 GENTO injection

Expert advice for GENTO 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for GENTO INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GENTO INJECTION 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
GENTO INJECTION should be used with caution during lactation
. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether GENTO INJECTION alters the ability t
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
GENTO INJECTION is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TACSANT 0.5MG CAPSULE, TENOF 300MG TABLET, LASIX 40MG/4ML INJECTION, OSTEOMET INJECTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GENTO NA injection

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

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