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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Garamycin (Overview)

Garamycin is an aminoglycoside which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Garamycin injections comes 80mg/2cc. if the order is 35mg.how many milliliters must be given?

Garamycin injections comes 80mg/2cc. if the order is 35mg.how many milliliters must be given?

Gentamicin Dose: The correct volume to draw up in the syringe is 0.875 ml. Be sure that you have a syringe that is calibrated in units small enough where you can accurately measure the correct dose. Your pharmacist should be able to help you purchase the best syringe for this dose. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
22 doctors shared insights

Garamycin (Overview)

Garamycin is an aminoglycoside which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is garamycin used for pink eye?

Is garamycin used for pink eye?

Sometimes: Most pink eye is viral and garamycin, a good anti bacterial, will have no positive effect. Sometimes it can be bacterial and garamycin can be helpful. ...Read more

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How long will it take garamycin ophtmalic drops for an eye infection?

How long will it take garamycin ophtmalic drops for an eye infection?

Depends: If your eye is infected with a susceptible bacterium, then the response will be rapid and you should notice improvent in 2-4 days. If you have the far more common viral infection, then the garamycin will be irrelevant and the virus will run its usual course of 3-10 days. ...Read more

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Garamycin injections comes 80mg/2cc. if the order is 35mg.how many milliliters must be given?

Gentamicin Dose: The correct volume to draw up in the syringe is 0.875 ml. Be sure that you have a syringe that is calibrated in units small enough where you can accurately measure the correct dose. Your pharmacist should be able to help you purchase the best syringe for this dose. ...Read more

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Is taking garamycin for pinkeye if its not viral harmful?

Is taking garamycin for pinkeye if its not viral harmful?

Probably not: My main problem with this is that it does have a significant allergic profile in many patients where the actually worsen ; start using more because they think the "infection" is getting worse when actually it is a reaction to meds. ...Read more

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Help docs, is garamycin suitable for healing tattoos?

Help docs, is garamycin suitable for healing tattoos?

Gentamicin: This aminoglycoside antibiotic will not heal tattoos. If you are asking if it can be used topically to treat a skin infection due to the tattoo the answer is possibly, depending upon the organism being treated and its sensitivity to gentamycin (Garamycin). ...Read more

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I've been using a cream combo of lidex, lotrimin, & garamycin. Ok?

I've been using a cream combo of lidex, lotrimin, & garamycin. Ok?

No: What is being treate .This combo is trying to treat fungus, inflammation and infection with bacteroa at same time. Problem should should be properly diagnosed and treated with appropriate agent. ...Read more

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Is garamycin used for pink eye?

Sometimes: Most pink eye is viral and garamycin, a good anti bacterial, will have no positive effect. Sometimes it can be bacterial and garamycin can be helpful. ...Read more