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Geragen Injection


Overview

Uses of Geragen Injection

Geragen Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site pain
  • Ototoxicity
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Kidney damage
  • Hearing loss

How to use Geragen Injection

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

How Geragen Injection works

Geragen Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Geragen Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Geragen 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Geragen 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.
Driving
Geragen Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Geragen Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Geragen Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Geragen Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Geragen Injection?

If you miss a dose of Geragen Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Geragen Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Geragen Injection may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Geragen Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Geragen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Durapen
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Brand(s): Vistovanc
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Brand(s): Albapam
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Brand(s): Hospicin B
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Brand(s): Tenvir AF
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Brand(s): Zidohope
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Geragen

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Loteprednol is used in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions of the superficial layers of the eye, such as allergic conjunctivitis (allergic itching and redness of the whites of the eye, with tearing), conjunctivitis that occurs as part of acne rosacea (persistent redness over the areas of the face and nose), superficial punctate keratitis (inflammation of cornea), iritis (Inflammation of the interior eye structures), cyclitis (inflammation of cilliary body of the eye). It is also used in the treatment of postoperative inflammation of the eye after the eye surgery.Tobramycin is used as an injection for treating bacterial infections of the skin, heart, stomach, brain, spinal cord, lungs, and urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). It is also used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. In the form of eye-drops, it can be used to treat eye infections.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. How long does Geragen takes to work?

Usually, Geragen starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Geragen?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Geragen or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Geragen if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Geragen and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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