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GENTAPATH 10mg|ml Injection 2ml

Gentamicin:10mg/ml | Aminoglycosides

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Manufactured / Marketed By : LCPW Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 2mlIngredients : Gentamicin:10mg/mlGeneric Category : Aminoglycosides

How it works

GENTAPATH 10mg|ml Injection 2ml works by killing bacteria.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for GENTAPATH 10mg|ml Injection 2ml

  • Abdominal pain rare
  • Agitation rare
  • Blurred vision rare
  • Changes in urine frequency rare
  • Hearing loss rare
  • Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position rare
  • Dry mouth rare
  • Fast heartbeat rare
  • Itching or rash rare
  • Increased salivation rare
  • Depression rare

Uses of GENTAPATH 10mg|ml Injection 2ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacteremia

    This medicine is used in the treatment of bacteremia which is an infection of the blood caused by Staphylococci and Streptococcus pyogenes.

  • Intraabdominal

    This medicine is used in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections caused by Helicobacter pylori, Staphylococci and Streptococci.

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of meningitis, which is an inflammation of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord, caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis.

  • Osteomyelitis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of bone and joint infections like Osteomyelitis caused by Staphylococci and Streptococci species.

  • Skin and Soft tissue infections

    This medicine is used to treat skin and soft tissue infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.

  • This medicine is used to treat skin and soft tissue infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Pyelonephritis which is a type of kidney infection caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci and Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed immediately after the administration of the dose.The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to GENTAPATH 10mg|ml Injection 2ml , or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Kidney Diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of an impaired kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Neuromuscular disorders

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with existing neuromuscular diseases like Parkinson's disease. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative/Supplements might be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of developing of bacteria that are drug-resistant.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

  • Overdose

    Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Furosemide severe
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs moderate
  • Cephalosporins moderate
  • Fenoprofen moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Consume an adequate amount of water to prevent kidney injury and hearing problem. Fluid status should be monitored closely in the patients with severe diarrhea and vomiting. Frequent monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver GENTAPATH 10mg|ml Injection 2ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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