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Drug information on Gentamicin Sulphate (Gentamicin) from Hetero Healthcare Ltd.

Gentamicin Sulphate

  Cream
Hetero Healthcare Ltd.
Generic : Gentamicin
 7.75
0.1% w/w
15g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Gentamicin Sulphate may be prescribed


Side effects of Gentamicin Sulphate

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 Gentamicin Sulphate?

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

When is Gentamicin Sulphate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Gentamicin Sulphate

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 Gentamicin Sulphate

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Gentamicin Sulphate

Store it in refrigerator (2 to 8°C).



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