Alpagen (400 mg) is an antibiotic, prescribed for severe bacterial infections. It works by killing the bacteria that causes infection.
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Drug information on Alpagen (400 mg) (Gentamicin) from Alpa Laboratories Ltd.
Drug Name : Gentamicin
Gentamicin(Garamycin) generic Alpagen (400 mg) is an antibiotic, prescribed for severe bacterial infections. It works by killing the bacteria that causes infection.
More Info about Gentamicin
Trade Names for Gentamicin
Garamycin, Cidomycin, Septopal
IV/IM- The recommended dose is 1.5 to 2 mg/kg loading dose, followed by 1 to 1.7 mg/kg every 8 hours or 5 to 7 mg/kg every 24 hours.
Stomach upset, vomiting, fatigue and pale skin.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease and hypersensitivity.
Caution needed in pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Avoid exposure to sunlight.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2 to 8°C).
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