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What is length of time to take gentamicin for eye infection? Dr only ordered for 2 days. Why? I am 92 and healthy (only medication is 5mg lisinopril)
No single substitute: Gentamicin is a powerful antibiotic that can have serious side effects. It is advisable to do a culture of the bacteria causing the infection and test sensitivities in the lab to see which antibiotics will be effective. Bacteria sensitive to Gentamicin will usually be sensitive to other antibiotics; then choose the safest alternative option. Avoid fluoroquinolones like Levofloxacin if possible. ...Read more
Hi doctors. Medication toner and betamethasome and gentamycin cream are good for face? What should apply first of these med?
What's it for?: This is the old-fashioned "valisone " cream for some of the eczema-type problems on the face. This is a prescription medication with very narrow indications. The Betamethasone can make infections worse; the gentamicin is worthless in the absence of infection. Unless you're doing this under the guidance of a physician who knows exactly what he/she is doing, put it away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just got given a single IV dose of gentamicin and then googled and it says it can cause ototoxicity, when will this occur if it happens? Days Weeks?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Garamycin (gentamicin) injections comes 80mg/2cc. if the order is 35mg.how many milliliters must be given?
No: While topical preparations can cause conjunctival or even corneal problems, they would not penetrate enough to have any macular effect. However, it is possible the eye condition that warranted the antibiotics may have some relationship to macular edema. See an ophthalmologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m male , 35.I have itching problem since i was child. I get temporary relieve from clobestasol propionate and gentamicin . I m perfect healthy.
See a Dermatologist: See a dermatologist for a correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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