Information about Netilmicin

Netilmicin Uses

Netilmicin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Netilmicin works

Netilmicin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects of Netilmicin

Ototoxicity, Kidney damage
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Expert advice for Netilmicin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Netilmicin to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It is given as an injection into muscle, vein, or drip (infusion) into vein. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Netilmicin may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Netilmicin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Frequently asked questions for Netilmicin


Q. Is Netilmicin safe?

Netilmicin is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How is Netilmicin administered?

Netilmicin should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Netilmicin.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, Netilmicin should be taken in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Netilmicin can increase the risks of side effects. If you experience an increase in the severity of your symptoms during the treatment, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Netilmicin?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Is Netilmicin effective?

Netilmicin is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Netilmicin too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Netilmicin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, consult your doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine. The doctor may modify the dose or suggest an alternative medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Netilmicin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Netilmicin without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.


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