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    Gentamicin Topical

    Information about Gentamicin Topical

    Gentamicin topical uses

    Gentamicin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How gentamicin topical works

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

    Common side effects of gentamicin topical

    Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness

    Available Medicine for Gentamicin Topical

    • ₹72
      Kinesis Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹7
      Alive Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹6
      Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹8
      Dermo Care Laboratories
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹8
      Jawa Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹9
      Wockhardt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹19 to ₹25
      Palsons Derma
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹8
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹22
      Abbott
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹18
      Karlin Pharmaceuticals & Exports Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Gentamicin Topical

    • 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. 

    Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin Topical

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 04 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)