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Genticyn (Abbott)

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Genticyn (Abbott)

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Genticyn (Allergan) Information

Genticyn (Allergan) Benefits & Uses

Genticyn (Allergan) is used to treat the following -

Genticyn (Allergan) 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 Genticyn (Allergan)


Genticyn (Allergan) Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Genticyn (Allergan) is used -

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

Genticyn (Allergan) Related Warnings

Is the use of Genticyn (Allergan) safe for pregnant women?

Genticyn (Abbott) shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.


Is the use of Genticyn (Allergan) safe during breastfeeding?

Genticyn (Abbott) is safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Genticyn (Allergan) on the Kidneys?

Genticyn (Abbott) rarely affects the kidneys.


What is the effect of Genticyn (Allergan) on the Liver?

Genticyn (Abbott) is completely safe for the liver.


What is the effect of Genticyn (Allergan) on the Heart?

You can take Genticyn (Abbott) without any fear of damage to the heart.


Severe Interaction of Genticyn (Allergan) with Other Drugs

Genticyn (Allergan) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -







    Genticyn (Allergan) Contraindications

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

    Is this Genticyn (Allergan) habit forming or addictive?

    Genticyn (Abbott) does not cause addiction.


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

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Genticyn (Abbott) as you may feel sleepy.


    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Genticyn (Abbott) only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    There is no benefit of taking Genticyn (Abbott) for mental disorders.


    Genticyn (Allergan) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Genticyn (Allergan)

    You can take Genticyn (Abbott) with food.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Genticyn (Allergan)

    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Genticyn (Abbott) and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.


    Genticyn (Allergan) से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

    Question 8 months ago

    Does Genticyn (Abbott) treat typhoid fever?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD, General Physician

    Yes Genticyn (Abbott) 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 12 months ago

    Does Genticyn (Abbott) contain steroids?

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

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

    Question about 1 year ago

    Does Genticyn (Abbott) cause nephrotoxicity?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Genticyn (Abbott) can cause nephrotoxicity. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, if you experience severe nephrotoxicity after using this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I use Genticyn (Abbott) without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD, Internal Medicine

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

    Question 10 months ago

    Does Genticyn (Abbott) cause headache?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Genticyn (Abbott) may cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of a headache is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after taking this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balm and complete rest even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.


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    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