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)
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    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
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    Dermo Care Laboratories
    1 variant(s)
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    Marck Biosciences Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹19 to ₹25
    Palsons Derma
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹7 to ₹23
    Parker Robinson Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
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    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
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    Wockhardt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
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    Leeford Healthcare 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 24 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)