A 29-year-old member asked:
what is gentamicin sulfate ointment typically prescribed for?
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Voron answered
50 years experience Dermatology
See below: Bacterial infections of the skin.
Answered on Sep 23, 2012
Dr. Robert Peppercorn answered
42 years experience Dermatology
Gentamycin: This is an inexpensive topical skin antibiotic that is used to kill local skin infections. It might especially be used for a bacterial called pseudomonas. Antibiotic pills are often better. If used for staph bacteria, a cream called Mupirocin is a better alternative for many patients.
Answered on Jul 10, 2017
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