Gentacidin

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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Gentacidin before taking it.

What is Gentacidin

Gentacidin is an antibiotic.
Gentacidin is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
Gentacidin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in Gentacidin guide.

Gentacidin side effects

Serious side effects are not expected to occur during treatment with Gentacidin.
Commonly, some eye burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling, or sensitivity to light may occur.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects

Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
0 .30%10 ml$0.24
0 .30% $0.21
0 .30%5 ml$0.11
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References

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Gentacidin - Frequently asked Questions

Can Gentacidin be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

How should I take Gentacidin?

Use Gentacidin eyedrops or ointment exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Wash your hands before using the eyedrops or ointment.

To apply the eyedrops:

  • Shake the drops gently to be sure the medicine is well mixed. Tilt your head back slightly and pull down on your lower eyelid. Position the dropper above your eye. Look up and away from the dropper. Squeeze out a drop and close your eye. Apply gentle pressure to the inside corner of your eye for about 1 minute to prevent the liquid from draining down your tear duct. If you are using more than one drop in the same eye or drops in both eyes, repeat the process with about 5 minutes between drops.

To apply the ointment:

  • Hold the tube in your hand for a few minutes to warm it up so that the ointment comes out easily. Tilt your head back slightly and pull down gently on your lower eyelid. Apply a thin film of the ointment into your lower eyelid. Close your eye and roll your eyeball around in all directions for 1 to 2 minutes. If you are applying another eye medication, allow at least 10 minutes before the next application.

Do not touch the dropper or tube opening to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper or tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.

Do not use any eyedrop that is discolored or has particles in it.

Store Gentacidin at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle or tube properly capped.

Who should not take Gentacidin?

Do not use Gentacidin if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria only.

It is not known whether Gentacidin will harm an unborn baby. Do not use Gentacidin without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is also not known whether Gentacidin passes into breast milk. Do not use Gentacidin without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

What other drugs will affect Gentacidin?

Do not use other eye drops or medications during treatment with Gentacidin unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with Gentacidin. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

Can Gentacidin be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Gentacidin be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Following the study conducted by gMedication.com on Gentacidin, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Gentacidin. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology