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      Genticyn Cream 10G

      Brand : ray pharma

      Rs. 31.52

      Rs. 33.18



      Genticyn Cream Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)




      Used For

      Topical Antibacterial

      How it works

      Gentamicin, an aminoglycoside antibiotic, is bactericidal. Gentamicin passes through the gram-negative membrane in an oxygen-dependent active transport. As oxygen is required, this is why aminoglycosides are not effective in anaerobic bacteria.

      Genticyn Cream Usage And Safety



      Side Effects

      Skin irritation, redness, and itching may occur. Vestibular and auditory damage , nephrotoxicity , hypomagnesaemia , blood dyscrasias , purpura , nausea , vomiting , stomatitis , signs of liver dysfunction , antibiotic associated colitis , atrophy at injection site , ototoxicity , neuromuscular blockade are the common side effects of gentamicin.

      Drug Interactions

      Neuromuscular blocking drugs , anaesthetic , ethacrynic acid , furosemide , other nephrotoxic or ototoxic drugs , indometacin , neostigmine , pyrodostigmine , bisphosphonates , oral anticoagulants.


      This medication is used to treat minor skin infections (such as impetigo, folliculitis) or minor infections related to some skin conditions (such as eczema, psoriasis, minor burns/cuts/wounds).

      When not to Use

      Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the list.

      Genticyn Cream Precautions


      Before using gentamicin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other aminoglycoside antibiotics (such as tobramycin, amikacin); or if you have any other allergies.

      Genticyn Cream Warnings

      Warning 1

      This medication may be absorbed into the blood if you are applying it to large areas of skin, especially if the areas are cracked, broken, or raw.

      Warning 2

      Ototoxicity has been recorded following the use of gentamicin. Groups at special risk include patients with impaired renal function, infants and possibly the elderly. Consequently, renal, auditory and vestibular functions should be monitored in these patients and serum levels determined so as to avoid peak concentrations above 10mg/l and troughs above 2mg/l when administering Gentamicin twice daily and 1mg/l for a once daily dose.

      Warning 3

      Gentamicin should only be used in pregnancy if considered essential by the physician .

      Genticyn Cream Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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