Medicine Overview of Gentyl Injection
Side Effects of Gentyl are Injection site pain, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Renal disorder, Hearing loss.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Gentyl 20mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Gentyl 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.
Gentyl Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gentyl 20mg 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.
Gentyl 20mg Injection 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.
Gentyl 20mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Gentyl 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gentyl 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Gentyl 20mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Gentyl 20mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Gentyl
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
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
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
Frequently asked questions about Gentyl Injection
Q. Is Gentyl a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentyl does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Q. Is Gentyl nephrotoxic?
Yes, Gentyl is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is Gentyl safe for babies?
Gentyl is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Gentyl cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes Gentyl can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Q. Is Gentyl used for pink eye?
Yes, Gentyl is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Gentyl dialyze out?
Yes, Gentyl is a dialyzable drug
Q. What organisms does Gentyl cover?
Gentyl 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Gentyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
Medicines with composition Vancomycin: Vistovanc
Medicines with composition Procaine Penicillin G: Albapam
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent
Medicines with composition Tenofovir Alafenamide: Tenvir AF
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope
Medicines with composition Amphotericin B: Hospicin B
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Durapen
Medicines with composition Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate: Vipteno
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