Gentamicin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.
Gentamicin drops is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes or ears.
Gentamicin drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.
You should not use gentamicin ophthalmic if:
-you are allergic to gentamicin
-you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye.
-you have or suspect you have a burst ear drum
-you suffer from myasthenia gravis.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
It may not be safe to breast-feed while using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risk.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Wash your hands before using gentamicin drops.
To apply to the eyes:
To apply to the ears:
Clean the area and then use 2 to 3 drops 3 to 4 times a day and at night.
Gentamicin drops should not be used continuously for a long time as it may irritate your skin and may stop working.
Use this medicine for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve. Skipping doses can increase your risk of infection that is resistant to medication.
Do not use if the liquid has changed colors or has particles in it. Call your pharmacist for new medicine.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Use the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.
Seek emergency medical attention.
gentamicin ophthalmic may cause blurred vision and may impair your reactions. Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you.
Do not use other eye medications unless your doctor tells you to.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using gentamicin ophthalmic and call your doctor at once if you have severe burning, stinging, or irritation after using this medicine; or
signs of eye infection–pain, swelling, severe discomfort, crusting or drainage, eyes more sensitive to light.
Less serious side effects may be more likely, and you may have none at all.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Medicine used in the eyes is not likely to be affected by other drugs you use. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines,vitamins, and herbal products.
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Notice: The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.