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What is gentamicin sulfate ointment typically prescribed for?
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology
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In brief: See below
Bacterial infections of the skin.

In brief: See below
Bacterial infections of the skin.
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