Kargen Ointment

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Primarily used for

18.18
₹1.21/Ointment
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Kargen Ointment

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Uses of Kargen Ointment

Kargen Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Kargen Ointment

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness.

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How to use Kargen Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Kargen Ointment works

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

In Depth Information on Kargen Ointment

Expert advice for Kargen Ointment

  • 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. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Kargen Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kargen Ointment 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.
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Lactation
Kargen Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Kargen Ointment may cause blurring of your vision for a shor
t time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Kargen
Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Kargen
Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Kargen NA Ointment

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Substitutes for Kargen

No substitutes found for this medicine
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