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Drug information on Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml) (Gentamicin) from FDC Limited

Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml)

FDC Limited
Generic : Gentamicin

Drug Name : Gentamicin

Gentamicin(Garamycin) generic Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml) is an antibiotic, prescribed for severe bacterial infections. It works by killing the bacteria that causes infection.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml) may be prescribed

Side effects of Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml)

Stomach upset, vomiting, fatigue and pale skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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.

How to use Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml)

Caution needed in pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

Other Precautions for Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Bactigen (E/E) (5 ml)

Store it in refrigerator (2 to 8°C).

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