Gentic Injection 20mg 5 Ampoules X 2ml

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5 Injections per pack
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Gentic Injection 20mg 5 Ampoules X 2ml is composed of
Gentamicin
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Infection
Uses

It is used for various bacterial infections. This may include bone infections, endocarditis, pelvic inflammatory disease, meningitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and sepsis among others.

Side Effects

Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, or loss of appetite may occur. Pain/irritation/redness at the injection site may rarely occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

When not to use

It is contraindicated in patients with low amount of calcium in the blood, Extreme Loss of Body Water, Parkinson Symptoms, Myasthenia Gravis, Ringing in the Ears, disorder of nerve that controls hearing and balance, kidney disease with reduction in kidney function, Sensation of Spinning or Whirling.

Precaution

Before using gentamicin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other aminoglycoside antibiotics (such as tobramycin, amikacin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as sulfites), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Precaution

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: cystic fibrosis, hearing problems (including deafness, decreased hearing), kidney problems, low blood minerals (including potassium, magnesium, calcium), myasthenia gravis, Parkinson's disease.

Precaution

This medication can cause serious kidney problems and nerve damage, resulting in permanent hearing loss (including deafness or decreased hearing) and balance problems. The risk is increased if you are older, already have kidney disease, or if you have a severe loss of body water (dehydration). Your risk is also increased if you receive high doses, or with longer use of this medication.

Breast Feeding

This drug passes into breast milk in small amounts. However, many doctors consider breastfeeding safe while using this medication. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Pregnancy

Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.

Drugs to avoid

Other medications that may affect the kidneys or hearing may increase the risk of kidneydamage or hearing loss if taken with gentamicin. Some affected drugs include: amikacin, tobramycin, amphotericin B, cidofovir, cisplatin, polymyxin B, cephalosporins such as cephaloridine, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen, among others.

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