Gentabiotic

Manufactured by: Pci Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Gentamicin

Prescription Required

148 people have bought this recently

Gentabiotic

Manufactured by: Pci Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Gentamicin

Prescription Required

148 people have bought this recently

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Gentabiotic Information

Gentabiotic is a prescription medicine that is available as a Drops, Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Pneumonia. Gentabiotic also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Gentabiotic depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Gentabiotic as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Gentabiotic are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Gentabiotic is Severe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Gentabiotic related warnings talks about Gentabiotic's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Gentabiotic is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Ulcerative Colitis, Gastritis, Parkinson's Disease as it can result in adverse effects.

Drug reaction of Gentabiotic with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Gentabiotic is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Gentabiotic Benefits & Uses
  2. Gentabiotic Dosage & How to Take
  3. Gentabiotic Side Effects
  4. Gentabiotic Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Gentabiotic with Other Drugs
  6. Gentabiotic Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Gentabiotic
  8. Gentabiotic Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Gentabiotic Benefits & Uses

Gentabiotic is used to treat the following -

  1. Bacterial Infections
  2. Endocarditis
  3. Meningitis
  4. Pseudomonas Infections
  5. Klebsiella Infections
  6. Eye Infections
  7. Swollen Eyes
  8. Brucellosis
  9. Burns
  10. Cystic Fibrosis
  11. Osteomyelitis
  12. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  13. Peritonitis
  14. Plague
  15. Pneumonia Primary
  16. Tularemia
  17. Septic Arthritis
  18. Cellulitis
  19. Dermatitis
  20. Seborrheic Dermatitis
  21. Contact Dermatitis
  22. Impetigo
  23. Eczema
  24. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  25. Ear Infection
  26. Endometritis

Gentabiotic Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Gentabiotic

Gentamicin

Gentabiotic Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gentabiotic is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Allergic reaction
  3. Rash
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Headache Rare
  6. Urticaria
  7. Fatigue Rare
  8. Skin redness
  9. Vertigo Rare
  10. Weakness
  11. Ringing in ears
  12. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

Gentabiotic Related Warnings

Is the use of Gentabiotic safe for pregnant women?

Gentabiotic has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Gentabiotic without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Gentabiotic safe during breastfeeding?

Gentabiotic is safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Gentabiotic on the Kidneys?

Gentabiotic rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Gentabiotic on the Liver?

Using Gentabiotic does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Gentabiotic on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Gentabiotic for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Gentabiotic with Other Drugs

Gentabiotic should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Tacrolimus

Bacitracin

Capreomycin

Furosemide

Aspirin(ASA),Paracetamol,Caffeine

    Aspirin(ASA)

    Gentabiotic Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gentabiotic unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Ulcerative Colitis
    2. Gastritis
    3. Parkinson's Disease
    4. Kidney Disease
    5. Dehydration

    Frequently asked Questions about Gentabiotic

    Is this Gentabiotic habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Gentabiotic is addictive.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Gentabiotic. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Gentabiotic only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Gentabiotic cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

    Gentabiotic Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Gentabiotic

    Taking Gentabiotic with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Gentabiotic

    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Gentabiotic with alcohol.

    Unknown

    Gentabiotic FAQs

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can I use Gentabiotic without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

    No, Gentabiotic is a prescription drug, hence patient should seek doctors advice before using this medication by himself or herself.

    Question about 1 year ago

    Does Gentabiotic cause eye irritation?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Eye drop of this drug may cause eye irritation. This occurs very rarely. If you experience excessive irritation of skin after using this drug, then consult your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 1 year ago

    Does Gentabiotic treat typhoid fever?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes Gentabiotic is used to treat typhoid fever. It is a second-line treatment for typhoid fever. If other antibiotics are resistance to Salmonella typhi then it is very effective to treat typhoid fever. However, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment for typhoid fever.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Gentabiotic cause hearing loss?

    Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

    Yes, Gentabiotic may cause hearing loss (deafness) in some cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing hearing loss after this drug, then you are advised to consult your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 2 years ago

    How to use Gentabiotic?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    The injectable form of this drug should be taken as per doctor guidance only. Duration of treatment depends on the type and severity of infections. Put 1 -2 drops of eye drop every 4-8 hours or as directed by the doctor and eye ointment is applied 2 - 4 times or directed by the doctor.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Gentamicin
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 747-748
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