Gentamicin Cream

 Gentamicin Cream

 

General English name: Gentamicin Cream

Application: skin infection (eczema - psoriasis - ulcers)

 

 

Forms of gentamicin

Gentamicin Cream Drug Information

Dosage and method of using gentamicin cream

Contraindications to gentamicin cream

Use gentamicin cream during pregnancy and lactation

Gentamicin cream drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking gentamicin cream

Side effects of gentamicin cream

Overuse of gentamicin cream (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of gentamicin cream

 

 

 

Forms of gentamicin

  • Ointments, creams, ear drops, eye drops, ampoules

 

Gentamicin Cream Drug Information

Gentamicin cream is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis; Gentamicin cream kills skin infections by preventing the growth of infectious bacteria. Keep in mind that this medicine is effective in treating bacterial infections and cannot be used for viral or fungal infections.

If you are interested in more information about other forms of gentamicin such as gentamicin ear drops, gentamicin eye drops, gentamicin ointment and gentamicin ampoules, you can refer to the relevant page.

 

Dosage and method of using gentamicin cream

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dosage of gentamicin cream may vary from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • Use gentamicin cream regularly and at a set time to be most effective for you and treating your skin infection.
  • This drug, like all other antibiotics, should be used for a full course of treatment; Do not stop taking it all at once.
  • Rinse and dry the affected area thoroughly before applying gentamicin cream, then apply the cream to the affected area.
  • This cream is for use on the skin only and should not be applied on the skin around the eyes, inside the eyes, nose, vagina and mouth.
  • Wash and dry your hands before and after using gentamicin cream to prevent the spread of infection.

 

Contraindications to gentamicin cream

  • Note the expiration date of gentamicin cream and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
  • Never give gentamicin cream to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with gentamicin cream, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Use gentamicin cream during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself

 

Gentamicin cream drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Gentamicin may interact with the following drugs: Do not use these drugs with gentamicin cream: Injectable aminoglycoside antibiotics (such as amikacin, gentamicin ampoules, and tobramycin).

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking gentamicin cream

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking gentamicin cream:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you are already allergic to any medications, including antibiotics (amikacin, tobramycin).

 

Side effects of gentamicin cream

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • Skin irritation
  • skin dryness
  • Swelling and redness of the skin

Important Note: Although allergies to this cream are very rare, see your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms:

  • Severe allergic symptoms such as rash; Itchy skin, redness, swelling, fatigue, shortness of breath; Difficulty breathing or speaking, unusual violence, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue or throat

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of gentamicin cream.

 

Overuse of gentamicin cream (drug poisoning)

  • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you feel that someone has a drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath or fainting (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of gentamicin cream

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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