Gentapen D Eye Drop

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Gentapen D Information

Gentapen D is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Drops. Gentapen D also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Gentapen D. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Gentapen D also has some side effects, the most common being Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. While these are the most often observed Gentapen D side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Gentapen D go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Gentapen D's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Gentapen D'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 Gentapen D since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Gentapen D contraindications section.

Additionally, Gentapen D may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Gentapen D, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Gentapen D Benefits & Uses

Gentapen D is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Gentapen D 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Eye Disorders
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 drop
  • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
  • Frequency: 6 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Eye Disorders
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 drop
  • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
  • Frequency: 6 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Gentapen D Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Gentapen D safe for pregnant women?


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

  • Is the use of Gentapen D safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Gentapen D may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Gentapen D should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

  • What is the effect of Gentapen D on the Kidneys?


    Gentapen D can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

  • What is the effect of Gentapen D on the Liver?


    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Gentapen D. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

  • What is the effect of Gentapen D on the Heart?


    Gentapen D can cause side effects that could harm the heart. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.



Severe Interaction of Gentapen D with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Gentapen D Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Gentapen D

  • Is this Gentapen D habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Gentapen D has not been reported.

Gentapen D Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Gentapen D


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Gentapen D and food will interact.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Gentapen D


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Gentapen D.



Frequently asked Questions about Gentapen D

Question over 5 years ago

How does Gentapen D work?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

Gentapen D contains gentamicin which is a broad spectrum antibiotic effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It works by stopping the production of proteins that bacteria need to survive. Hence in this way, Gentapen D kills the bacteria and treats the infection.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Gentapen D cause hallucination?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Gentapen D may cause hallucinations infrequently in a few cases only. If you are experiencing hallucinations after taking this drug then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor without further delay.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Gentapen D treat pink eye?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Yes, Gentapen D is used for pink eye (conjunctivitis). It effectively treats the symptoms of pink eye. Since it is a prescription drug you should use it only on your doctor's advice.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I use Gentapen D without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

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

Question over 4 years ago

Does Gentapen D treat typhoid fever?

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

Yes Gentapen D 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.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Gentamicin

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 747-748

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-366

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Decadron® (dexamethasone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hemady™ (dexamethasone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hexadrol® (dexamethasone sodium phosphate)



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