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Magenta Injection

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Composition for Magenta Injection

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Primary uses of Magenta Injection

MRP
37.9
30 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Magenta Injection

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Uses of Magenta Injection

Magenta Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Magenta Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Diarrhoea, Hearing loss, Balance disorder (loss of balance).

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How to use Magenta Injection

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

How Magenta Injection works

Magenta 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 Magenta Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Magenta Injection?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Magenta Injection

Frequently asked questions about Gentamicin

Magenta does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Yes, Magenta is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Magenta is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes Magenta can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Yes, Magenta is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Yes, Magenta is a dialyzable drug
Magenta 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 Magenta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Penicillin V / Phenoxymethyl penicillin: Kaypen
Magenta with Minodronic acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minodronic acid: Minoshine-M, Minodrone
Magenta with Pamidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pamidronate: Aredronet, Biodronate, Pamidria, Aredia, Bonapam, Cedroin, Pamidro
Magenta with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzathine penicillin G: Benzathine, Pencom
Magenta with Ibandronic Acid
SERIOUS
Magenta with Etidronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etidronate: Etifem, Disonate
Magenta with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Magenta with Stavudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Stavudine: Stavir, Stahope, Stadin, Virostav, Stavex
Magenta with Alendronic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alendronic Acid: Alendrate, Alenost, Bifosa, Zophost, Stoplos A Plus, Gatofos, Rafomax, Alenfos, Restofos, Osteofos
Magenta with Risedronate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risedronate: Osedrate, Bone C Fos, Actonel, Gemfos, Risoweek, Fossical, Risofos
Magenta with Zidovudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zidovudine: Zidohope, Zilion, Zidovex L Plus E, Zidovex, Viro Z, Zidine, Zidovir, Ziddivir, Zidomax
Magenta with Entecavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Entecavir: Entehep, Frithvir, X Vir, Enteca, Cronivir, Entavir, Alentos, Hepalo, Entaliv, Baraclude, Encure, Encarvir, Entarica
Magenta with Didanosine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Didanosine: Dinex EC, Dinosin, Virosine DR
Magenta with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin, Dixin
Magenta with Indomethacin
SERIOUS
Magenta with Tenofovir
SERIOUS
Magenta with Penicillin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penicillin: Strepto Erbazide, F.P.P
Magenta with Adefovir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Adefovir: Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Magenta with Abacavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Abacavir: Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
Magenta with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
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