Genticyn

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Genticyn

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Gentamicin, Hydrocortisone साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Genticyn Information

Genticyn is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection,Drops. Genticyn also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Genticyn 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. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Genticyn are Eye irritation, Skin Rash, Application Site Irritation. While these are the most often observed Genticyn side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Genticyn 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.

In addition, Genticyn's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Genticyn's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Genticyn related warnings section.

Genticyn can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Genticyn in conditions like Allergy, Myasthenia Gravis (MG).

Besides this, Genticyn may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Genticyn is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

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

Genticyn Benefits & Uses

Genticyn is used to treat the following -

  1. आंख का संक्रमण
  2. आंखों की सूजन (और पढ़ें - आंखों की सूजन के घरेलू उपाय)
  3. कान में संक्रमण (और पढ़ें - कान में इन्फेक्शन के घरेलू उपाय)

Genticyn Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Genticyn

Gentamicin
Hydrocortisone

Genticyn Side Effects

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

  1. Eye irritation
  2. Skin Rash Common
  3. Blurred vision
  4. Hearing Loss Unknown
  5. Application Site Irritation

Genticyn Related Warnings

Is the use of Genticyn safe for pregnant women?

Genticyn can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Genticyn, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Genticyn safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can safely use Genticyn.

Safe

What is the effect of Genticyn on the Kidneys?

Genticyn does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Genticyn on the Liver?

Genticyn is completely safe for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Genticyn on the Heart?

Using Genticyn does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Genticyn with Other Drugs

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

Genticyn Contraindications

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

  1. Allergy
  2. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Frequently asked Questions about Genticyn

Is this Genticyn habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Genticyn.

No

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Genticyn as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Genticyn should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Genticyn for mental disorders.

No

Genticyn Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Genticyn

Taking Genticyn with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Genticyn

Information about the interaction of Genticyn and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

Genticyn FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Does Genticyn cause nephrotoxicity?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Genticyn 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

Does Genticyn cause hallucination?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Genticyn 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 almost 2 years ago

Is Genticyn safe to use?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Genticyn is safe to use, if taken prescribed quantity for the prescribed duration as directed by the doctor. However, few known side effects are observed such as pain at the site of injection, joint pain, and unusual tiredness. If you are experiencing any of the above-mentioned side effects inform your doctor immediately.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Genticyn?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Genticyn 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 about 1 year ago

Does Genticyn 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.

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

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