Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection

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Ravian Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection

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Primarily used for

6.32
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Gmi Injection

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Uses of Gmi Injection

Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gmi 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 Gmi Injection

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

How Gmi Injection works

Gmi 20mg/2ml 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 Gmi Injection

Expert advice for Gmi 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 Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gmi 20mg/2ml 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
SAFE
Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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.
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Driving
Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gmi 20m
g/2ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Lasix 40mg/4ml Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gmi 20mg/2ml Injection

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

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