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Merigenta Drop

Mercury Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Composition for Merigenta 0.3% Drop

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Primarily used for

5 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Merigenta Drop


Uses of Merigenta Drop

Merigenta Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Merigenta Drop side effects


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


How to use Merigenta Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Merigenta Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Merigenta Drop works

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

In Depth Information on Merigenta Drop

Expert advice for Merigenta Drop

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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Merigenta Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Merigenta Drop
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Merigenta Drop 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.
Merigenta Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studi
es 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.
Merigenta Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Merigenta Drop should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merigenta Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Merigen
ta Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tenof 300mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Toride 20mg Tablet, Torpres 20mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Merigenta Drop

Frequently asked questions about Gentamicin

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