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Gentamicin Sulfate Injection

Gentamicin injection is used to treat certain serious infections that are caused by bacteria such as meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord) and infections of the blood, abdomen (stomach area), lungs, skin, bones, joints, and urinary tract.

Gentamicin Sulfate Injection is an antibiotic commonly used to treat serious bacterial infections caused by certain bacteria. Here are some key points about it:

  • Uses:

    • Gentamicin is effective in treating various infections, including:
      • Blood infections (septicemia)
      • Meningitis (infections of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord)
      • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
      • Lung infections (such as bronchitis or pneumonia)
      • Gastrointestinal (GI) tract infections
      • Skin infections (including severe burns)
      • Bone and joint infections
      • Infections of the heart and heart valves (endocarditis)
    • The appropriateness of gentamicin depends on the specific infection and the bacteria causing it.
  • How It Works:

    • Gentamicin belongs to the class of medicines known as aminoglycoside antibiotics.
    • It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.
    • However, it is essential to note that gentamicin will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
  • Administration:

    • Gentamicin is available in various dosage forms that are injected into a blood vessel or muscle, including:
      • 10 mg injection
      • 40 mg injection
      • 60 mg injection
      • 70 mg injection
      • 80 mg injection
      • 90 mg injection
      • 100 mg injection
      • 120 mg injection
  • Side Effects:

    • Common side effects may include:
      • Fatigue or tiredness
      • Decreased appetite or weight loss
      • Itching or rash
      • Fever or headache
      • Nausea or vomiting
      • Joint pain
      • Pain at the injection site
    • Serious allergic reactions are less common but can occur.

Remember to consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice, and if you have further questions or need additional information, feel free to ask! ðŸ˜Š

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Gentamicin Sulfate Injection

  • Strengths

    10mg/ml, 40mg/ml

  • Fill Volumes

    2 ml, 20 ml, 30 ml

  • Container

    Glass Ampoule, Glass Vial

  • Use

    Gentamicin injection is used to treat certain serious infections that are caused by bacteria such as meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord) and infections of the blood, abdomen (stomach area), lungs, skin, bones, joints, and urinary tract.

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