Gental Cream is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial skin infections. It may also be used to treat infected cuts and wounds. Gental Cream stops the growth of bacteria, which helps to resolve the symptoms.
Q. Is Gental Cream effective?
Gental Cream 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 Gental Cream too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. How to use Gental Cream?
Before using Gental Cream, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Gental Cream gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.
Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Gental Cream?
Be careful not to get Gental Cream into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Gental Cream if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Gental Cream with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Gental Cream only if prescribed by the doctor.
Q. What should I do if I forget to use Gental Cream?
If you forget to use Gental Cream, do not worry and continue using Gental Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is Gental Cream safe?
Gental Cream 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 29th Jul 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.