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Gentamycin (Cadila)

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Gentamycin (Cadila)

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Gentamycin (Cadila) Information

Gentamycin (Cadila) is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Cream,Injection,Drops. It is typically used for the treatment of Pneumonia. Secondary and off-label uses of Gentamycin (Cadila) have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Gentamycin (Cadila) depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Gentamycin (Cadila) as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Gentamycin (Cadila) are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Gentamycin (Cadila)'s effect during pregnancy is Severe and Safe while nursing. Warnings related to Gentamycin (Cadila)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Ulcerative Colitis, Gastritis, Parkinson's Disease must refrain from the use of Gentamycin (Cadila) since this can cause severe adverse effects.

Drug interactions for Gentamycin (Cadila) have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Gentamycin (Cadila), it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

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

Gentamycin (Cadila) Benefits & Uses

Gentamycin (Cadila) 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

Gentamycin (Cadila) Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Gentamycin (Cadila)

Gentamicin

Gentamycin (Cadila) Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gentamycin (Cadila) 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)

Gentamycin (Cadila) Related Warnings

Is the use of Gentamycin (Cadila) safe for pregnant women?

Gentamycin (Cadila) can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Gentamycin (Cadila) safe during breastfeeding?

Gentamycin (Cadila) does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Gentamycin (Cadila) on the Kidneys?

Gentamycin (Cadila) may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Gentamycin (Cadila) on the Liver?

Using Gentamycin (Cadila) does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Gentamycin (Cadila) on the Heart?

You can take Gentamycin (Cadila) without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Gentamycin (Cadila) with Other Drugs

Gentamycin (Cadila) 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)

    Gentamycin (Cadila) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gentamycin (Cadila) 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 Gentamycin (Cadila)

    Is this Gentamycin (Cadila) habit forming or addictive?

    Gentamycin (Cadila) is not addictive in nature.

    No

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

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Gentamycin (Cadila) can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Gentamycin (Cadila) is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Gentamycin (Cadila) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

    Gentamycin (Cadila) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Gentamycin (Cadila)

    Taking Gentamycin (Cadila) with food does not harm your health.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Gentamycin (Cadila)

    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Gentamycin (Cadila) with alcohol.

    Unknown

    Gentamycin (Cadila) FAQs

    Question about 2 years ago

    What is Gentamycin (Cadila)?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Gentamycin (Cadila) is a brand name of gentamicin and it is available in the form of Injection, eye drop, cream. It belongs to the class of drugs called aminoglycoside antibiotics which is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of eye, skin, and body.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    How to use Gentamycin (Cadila)?

    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.

    Question about 1 year ago

    Does Gentamycin (Cadila) treat typhoid fever?

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

    Yes Gentamycin (Cadila) 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 Gentamycin (Cadila) contain steroids?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, Gentamycin (Cadila) does not contains steroids. It contains gentamicin (an antibiotic) which is used to treat bacterial infection.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can Gentamycin (Cadila) cause itching?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely, Gentamycin (Cadila) causes itching. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing excessive itching after using this drug, then discuss it with your 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