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gentamicin sulfate eye drops for pink eye

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not my favorite drop: Use it for a full week as directed. Do not stop when eye appears better.

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Gentamicin: Unlikely
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Yes to the opcon-a, but no to the gentamicin.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Most pink eye is viral and garamycin (gentamicin), (gentamicin) a good anti bacterial, will have no positive effect. Sometimes it can be bacterial an ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Alonso
23 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Garamycin (gentamicin) is an acceptable front-line treatment for "pink eye" (conjunctivitis); however, as there is a lot of emerging resistance to som ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No, go back to MD: By 3 to 5 days if the Bacteria are susceptible you should be improving! Less redness, swelling and discharge! If Antibiotic Drops are not working! Go ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: It is a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid. It is sometimes used for pink eye.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
"Pink eye": There are many causes for a red eye, including trauma, eye disease ( glaucoma, retinal detachment), allergies, and infection (bacterial or viral). Tre ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Type of pink eye: Bacterial "pink eye": tobrex, gentamucin, polytrim, ciloxan, sulfacetamide. Allergic "pink eye": naphcon, bepreve, pataday, lastacaft (alcaftadine). ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Until: It is no longer red.

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